Mayor R. Rex Parris delights in rattling cages, putting Lancaster, California, on the map in China and beyond

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Mayor R. Rex Parris delights in rattling cages, putting Lancaster, California, on the map in China and beyond

He lured a multibillion-dollar Chinese company to the California desert, encouraged Chinese “birth tourists” to have babies with US citizenship and envies Chinese officials who have real clout.The United States has its share of colourful mayors. But few compare with R. Rex Parris of Lancaster, California.“He’s a schemer,” said Matt Sheehan, author of The Transpacific Experiment: How China and California Collaborate and Compete for Our Future. “Rex Parris would make a great Chinese mayor. He’s…

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