Relationships, promises and tradition mean nothing when you are The One.
First it was taking away the missle defense sheild in eastern Europe to get points with Russia- on the 70th anniversary of Russia's attack on Poland, just in case Russia didn't get the message of "take the bitch, she's yours."
Chinese President Hu Jintao hailed U.S. President Barack Obama's recognition of sovereignty issues dear to China, after a bilateral meeting in Beijing on Tuesday.
"China approves of President Obama's repeated reiteration of the one-China principle," Hu told reporters.Hu referred to China's "sovereignty over Taiwan and other matters" (Reuters)
Of course what could he do? His spending has made America a wholly owned subsidiary of China. If they ever called in our debt we would be dead in the water.