Finally, the CCP gets something right!

This was reassuring to see.

In a hard-hitting commentary on the eve of U.S. elections, China has slammed the Bush administration, saying it is trying to rule the world by force.

Writing in the state newspaper China Daily, Vice Premier Qian Qichen said “the philosophy of the ‘Bush Doctrine’ is in essence force. It advocates the United States should rule over the whole world with overwhelming force, military force in particular.

Now, don’t all you Republicans get all excited and tell me this is further proof of murderous thugs all lining up behind Kerry. Everyone’s lining up behind Kerry, brutal dictators and puppy dogs. Except Iran, which has come out for shrub, and of course Osama Bin Laden, who put out a free ad for bush last Friday, which Republicans referred to on the record as “a gift.”

Link is via Conrad who, as usual, gets it all wrong. (And why doesn’t Conrad get it through his head that if John Ascroft had his way, the first thing he’d do would be to close down Gweilo Diaries?)

The Discussion: 6 Comments

Frank/Ben I told you my comment policy. Don’t be rude.

November 1, 2004 @ 12:59 pm | Comment

Almost Over

Only one day to go until the US Presidential election is over…or maybe not. Either a result will be known by 9pm Eastern (9am Hong Kong time) or the result will be decided in that most American of ways: in the courtroom. A quick look at what various …

November 1, 2004 @ 7:39 pm | Comment

sorry to disappoint here.

our famous female official Chinese spokesperson just stated in a press conference that this was the opinion of a private individual and did not reflect the opinion of the government, which has no opinion on another country’s internal affairs. Tsk tsk tsk …

November 2, 2004 @ 7:34 am | Comment

Thanks for the update, doctor! The poor official who opened his yap is probably very sorry; it got all over the Internet.

November 2, 2004 @ 8:11 am | Comment

Oh come on, these mistakes don’t happen…..

Go Kerry!

Well, that’s what every Chinese person I know is saying, and this is the People’s Republic.

He’s not as bad as the alternative, at least.

November 2, 2004 @ 9:07 am | Comment

Richard, since I’ve (mildly, I hope) criticized you for publishing only negative stories on China, fairness dictates that I applaud you for … letting this one slip through. ๐Ÿ™‚

November 2, 2004 @ 9:26 am | Comment

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