Thursday, August 27, 2015

Are the Chinese People Undefeatable?


By Niu Lehou, published: August 26, 2015
The devastation and fear in Tianjin are hardly over. Anticipating the Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping making a declaration that “the Chinese people are undefeatable” in the upcoming military paradecelebrating the anti-Japanese victory 70 years [≈ average human life expectancy at birth, 2011 estimate] ago, we offer you a translation of an internet gem by an anonymous writer with the online handle “Niu Lehou” (“牛乐吼”).  It was written in response to the same declaration made by the then Premier Wen Jiabao in the wake of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008. – The Editors
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