Le Monde’s daily lecture to humanity: In the hypocritical world of Al-Jazeera sur Seine’s editorial environment, memories may be as short-lives as their principals. Once upon a time they showed little concern if not lauded the strong, new (economically motivated) French connection with China. Not shortly after that, they showed only the socially necessary perfunctory distaste for the Police’s removal of Falun Gong activists from the streets of Paris during a visit by visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao, and later during a visit by PM Wen Jiabao. Now they give themselves the latest vehicle with which to pander to the public cause of showing displeasure at what red China did half a century ago in Tibet.
They just wish they were one of the cool kids, I guess