September 21, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Is the West Too Gullible When It Comes to China

The controversy over Prince Harry wearing a Nazi uniform to a party was repeated recently when a 40-year-old prominent Australian politician, Dominic Perrottet, revealed that he had worn a Nazi uniform to his 21st birthday party.
A newspaper reader wondered if people would be so outraged if someone had worn a Mao uniform. A good point.
Since President Richard Nixon’s 1971 visit to Beijing, preceded by the Australian opposition leader Gough Whitlam, the overwhelming approach of Western leaders has been to treat the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as just another normal law-abiding government. They also often treat communist leaders, including the mass murderer Mao Zedong, with respect and, at times, even awe….
Source: The Epoch Times