Гонконгское Безумие Китая

ГОНКОНГ – Массовые общественные демонстрации студентов и молодых представителей среднего класса, которые взволновали Гонконг в последние недели, являются якобы требованиями демократии. Но они, на самом деле, отражают разочарование среди населения, которое было плохо управляемо серией лидеров, выбранных центральным правительством Китая больше за их лояльность, чем за их компетентность.

На самом деле, нынешнее восстание практически, является кульминацией долгой серии демонстраций, после передачи Гонконга Великобританией Китаю в 1997 году, после чего Крис Паттен, последний британский губернатор не смог убедить Китай позволить Гонконгу установить настоящее демократическое правительство.

По мнению Китая, позиция Паттена была лицемерной, даже оскорбительной, учитывая, что англичане автократично правили Гонконгом. Китай считает, что он легко смог бы управлять таким же правительством “исполнительным руководством”, которое хорошо служило Гонконгу в течение 150 лет нахождения под англичанами.

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