The shooting in Los Angeles that killed ten at the Lunar New Year celebrations in Monterey Park, Los Angles, put the Chinese festival on Americans' radar. Otherwise, skyrocketing Covid-19 cases and deaths would have garnered more coverage than the country's biggest festival, often dubbed the largest annual migration of people from the cities to the suburbs and back.
Biden's lax policy costs a life.
Compensating for the negative momentum among the young: financial handouts and gin-up the abortion issue.
Selling the Biden brand.
Beijing is making up for its lost privileges in Sri Lanka.