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As someone who is neither American nor Chinese, I dont have any difficulty reading through Chinese commentary about the protests in America. It sounds triumphalist to you but just desserts to a hell of a lot of Chinese people. You may say/think that the reaction to the HK protests was a tragedy for the simple fact that citizens were oppressed and their rights trampled on. But to a hell of a lot of Americans, the most insidious thing about it was that China was the perpetrator. There was a huge geopolitical element that was hardly hidden from view.

My advice, stop whining now the boot is on the other foot and take your medicine. This whole "we're justified in tut-tutting at the Hong Kong crackdown because we adopt a moral angle but its all about schadenfreude with those guys and if they do it, its undignified" is pure BS

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