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Biden: I 'Understand' China's One-Child Policy


Vice President Biden is facing criticism after telling a crowd in China that he doesn't have a problem with the country's one-child policy. The vice president addressed the policy while answering a question about the U.S. budget deficit at a university in Chengdu on Sunday. He was trying to explain how China has a looming entitlement crisis on its hands because its strict enforcement of the one-child-per-family rule has essentially eroded the "safety net" for seniors. Fewer children means fewer people earning money and supporting retirees. But in explaining that concept, Biden appeared to condone China's policy. "You have no safety net. Your policy has been one which I fully understand -- I'm not second-guessing -- of one child per family," Biden said, according to the official transcript of the e

Added: Aug-23-2011 
By: USMCSniper
Tags: Biden, China
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