LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): Of course, the great irony is that Blackrock's Larry Fink, among the worst Xi boot lickers, was the sanctimonious force as I said behind the idea of shaming companies under these environmental, social, and governance standards, ESG standards, that have plagued corporate America. In between the appetizer and the main course, did Fink press Xi about climate change in China or the ESG scores and the state-owned companies there?
Since World War II, I think this dinner with a dictator and all that's going to follow is one of the low points of American capitalism. A communist regime that's been endlessly belligerent toward the United States and our values and viciously repressive toward its own people emerges stronger and more influential. Well, and as for us, what do we get? We got an unenforceable and vague pledge about fentanyl chemicals and, drum roll, please, we got some more pandas.