Monday, 27 June 2011

The Prince - China Style


You know, I'm rapidly coming to the conclusion that if a senior member of the Chinese government is about to go on an series of official visits, then a few months before there's a programme of locking up a few dissidents. Once the tour starts the dissidents are released at strategic intervals so as to deflect criticism of the regime. Or is that too Machiavellian?


1 comment:

  1. Quickly scanning the title and first few lines I thought you were going to suggest avoiding diplomatic gaffs bylocking up the Duke of Edinburgh for the duration of the visit.

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