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Stick that in your clipboards and paste it, you so-called "lazy journalists"!

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Wednesday, August 23, 2006


Political Links, August 23, 2006

Crowded with news...
  • Jerome Keating's piece from last week in the Taipei Times on the laziness of the international media was picked up by Asia Media. I love this line: When Taiwan is mentioned, the stock phrase appears: "Taiwan, which China considers a renegade province." Fair game, for that is what China considers Taiwan. Unfortunately, these journalists never say what Taiwan thinks of China....
  • ....which reminds me. Last week Jerome asked whatever happened to Li Wen-Chen, the young man on the hunger strike to bring down Chen Shui-bian? He has gone on to a singing career. As the Liberty Times noted, if you're against Chen, you can do well.
  • Jason blogs on Taiwan's exciting new policy of entering the UN under the name of Taiwan, which is sure to succeed. And in other news, a flock of flying pigs alighted briefly on Taipei 101 before resuming their southward migration ahead of winter.

  • I'll do the ongoing Shih Ming-te Show in a separate post....


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