Friday, February 01, 2008

No Rocket Science

If it is true that China's promise to improve its human rights record was a condition of its selection to host the Olympics, then China is quite obviously incapable of keeping that promise. As H.H. the Dalai Lama pointed out, and as anyone with an objective eye can see, China's record in that regard has actually worsened in the run-up to the Olympics.

So, the question now becomes: what price, if any, will China pay for lying to the world? Here, in our humble little corner of the 'net, we believe that China rightfully reckons it won't pay any price at all. However, the Dalai Lama has clearly put the green light on expressing our feelings about the Tibetan issue, so maybe... just maybe... the Olympics will include a new event this year:


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