Actress Sharon Stone, whose controversial comments on the China Quake being karmic payback for repression in Tibet (mentioned in a comment by tiny thinker on this post) has been dropped from ads in China by Dior at China’s request. China’s label for Stone: “public enemy of all mankind.” Where’s Michelle Malkin when you need her?
Speaking of strident overreactions, China has been crying terror about the Olympics for some time. The New York Times‘s Nicholas Kristof went to western China to check it out. What a carbon footprint that intrepid reporter must have, flying back and forth across the planet six times a week.
In related news, it’s not only the Chinese government that is hurting Tibetans. Trevor Mostyn says it may be India too.
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