Xi Jinping appears committed to his draconian lockdown measures in China. Whether these actions are truly designed to control COVID or in fact, intended to destroy the power and influence of increasingly pro-Western elements in China’s south remains perhaps unclear. What is very clear, however, is that the people of China have had enough.
China disappeared behind the “Bamboo Curtain” in 1949. Its people have endured almost seventy-five years of horror. Untold millions have died of famine or been tortured to death in prison camps. The current regime makes hard cash through forced organ harvesting and is trying to breed the Uyghurs out of existence through mass rape.
Any sign that the people of China are rising up against his tyranny ought to be great news for all the freedom-loving people of the world. The United States of America, that “shining city on the hill,” ought to be the loudest voice of all calling for change. more