China defends Tiananmen crackdown on eve of 25th anniversary

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Overcast451 wrote:

Makes sense… for a tyrannical government anyway.

Jun 03, 2014 8:37am EDT  --  Report as abuse
lancew wrote:

Considering what China has been through for the past 25 years and its social problems today, I wouldn’t completely invalidate their defense… just look at the ex-Soviet states and judge. A slower change would have worked much better in my opinion.

Jun 03, 2014 9:15am EDT  --  Report as abuse
gs03ssl wrote:

The Chinese model of democracy is that less than 10 percent of the population (CCP members) has a constitutional mandate to permanently rule the country. As for the remaing 90 percent they have the permanent right to be disenfranchised.

Jun 03, 2014 9:19am EDT  --  Report as abuse
venze wrote:

What is there to defend? One would reckon that there is no necessity for Beijing to defend its action 25 years ago at Tiananmen. China needs not be answerable to abusive critics from internal or external. Beijing should just do what it deems best for the nation.

Jun 03, 2014 9:20pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
bighipswoman wrote:

Lancew. You are a disgrace and should be castrated so that you don’t bring more uneducated cowards into the world!

Jun 04, 2014 2:45am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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