09/06/2023 Roy on Outside the Beltway: The zero COVID policy Xi adopted during COVID pandemic in the past three years is what extreme socialism is like. And there are actually three major reasons. First, Xi believed he could save trillions of RMB every year by locking people up and reducing consumption. Second, Xi Jinping hopes to thereby destroy the U.S. dollar and the U.S. supply chain. Third, Xi believes Chinese people need to eat grass and be weakened further to become more obedient to the CCP.