Friday, October 15, 2010

If the Nobel Peace Prize cap fits

Josh Hong’ new article for his Malaysiakini column, China's Nobel prize dilemma, discussed the Chinese authorities’ concerns over the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a dissident currently under detention.

The best passage in Josh’s article is:

... the outrage over Liu's Nobel honour only betrays the Chinese government's façade of confidence eagerly presented in the past decade. For all its pretence of stability and a peaceful rise, the communist regime is psychologically more fragile than it would have the world believe ...

How true, how true – and you know what, all we need to do is to transpose the same description to someone local and gosh, golly gee, they fit him wakakakakakakakaka!


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  2. What? No nobel peace prize for najib, who called for moderates to prevail over extremists in his UN speech?