So if I don’t make it back? Avenge my death.
How will you know if I don’t make it back? Well, I guess you’d notice I’m not posting anymore. But if you’re reading this, you already know nobody reads this blog. So it’ll be real hard for anybody to notice I’ve stopped posting because the People’s Armed Police strangled me in a Kowloon back alley using a sharpened violin string.
Read the BBC article to get the background if you don’t know the story:
But in short, what’s the story? Beijing wants political and cultural control of Hong Kong. Because dominance is the Communist Party’s thing. It’s what they do. And fortunately for the Reds, there’s just enough turncoat rich assholes that grew up in Hong Kong who’ve realized they can make a shit ton of money helping Beijing by screwing their fellow Hong Kong citizens out of their freedom.
What’s that? The Reds don’t want foreign countries “meddling” in China’s internal affairs? Ah, I see.
Good news Ukraine! China’s in your corner! On the next UN Security Council vote, you can bet China’s got your back against Russia’s “meddling” inside your sovereign nation.
Oh, wait, no. Uh, …
A titanic symbol of global capitalism, ironically garnished