Кто Любит Китай?

НЬЮ-ЙОРК - Десятки тысяч людей “оккупировали” наполненные слезоточивым газом улицы Центрального района Гонконга, в борьбе за свои демократические права. Еще большее количество, возможно, скоро к ним присоединится. Хотя некоторые бизнесмены и банкиры раздражены этими нарушениями, демонстранты имеют право протестовать.

Правительство Китая обещало гражданам Гонконга, что они смогут свободно избрать своего Главу Исполнительной Власти в 2017 году. Но, учитывая то, что кандидаты должны быть тщательно проверены неизбираемым комитетом прокитайских назначенцев, выбор граждан вообще не будет иметь смысла. Могут быть признаны, только люди, которые “любят Китай” - то есть, любят Коммунистическую Партию Китая (КПК).

В принципе, можно понять, почему китайские лидеры должны быть сбиты с толку этим шоу неповиновения в Гонконге. В конце концов, англичане просто назначали губернаторов, когда Гонконг был еще британской колонией, и никто тогда не протестовал.

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