A centuries-old tradition of racism and misogyny culminated in the murders of Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Yaun, Julie Park, Hyun-jeong Park Grant, Paul Andre Michels, Suncha Kim, and Yong Yue on Tuesday.
By Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State and Noted Don McLean Fan
Very, very recently…
I can still remember
How “engagement” used to give me pause.
But I knew if I had my way,
That I could make the Party pay,
If only we’d enforce our country’s laws.
“We are the Communist Party of China, and we will define what Communism is.” That’s what Chen Yuan, the deputy governor of China’s central bank, told political scientist Tom Robinson at a dinner party in the mid-1980s. It’s one of the most compelling scenes in Richard McGregor’s seminal work, The…