Who watches the watchmen? Western “China experts” who see the Beijing leadership as corrupt and illegitimate are increasingly becoming a law unto themselves. Policing social media, punishing “apologists” and vilifying anyone who refuses to discuss China solely on Western terms, the evangelists present themselves as social justice warriors. However, China isn’t their country - and the negativity is poisoning everything.
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Dr. Thorsten J. Pattberg (裴德思 Pei Desi) is a German writer, linguist, and cultural critic. https://www.pattberg.org/about-the-author/
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