Sometimes humor tells a story official sources have trouble conveying.
Here are two political cartoons that put China's State Visit in perspective.
The first highlights the Agenda from the US point-of-view. It is from Bruce Beattie, in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.
The second cartoon is perhaps more realistic, given that China is our biggest creditor. It is from Nate Beeler, in the Washington Examiner.
At one level this is a truism: By definition, people must be selling when prices fall