SCMP says, according to Reuters report from Beijing, “China‘s top newspaper slammed USSecretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday for comments she made lauding democracy and implicitly criticising restrictions in China, saying those Asian countries that ape US democracy were doomed to fail.
“Earlier this week, Clinton held up Mongolia’s sometimes messy politics as a democratic model for Asia. While she did not directly name China, her comments appeared aimed partly at Beijing.”
The report says, “In China’s first response to her remarks, ruling Communist Party mouthpiece the People’s Daily said Clinton was acting as a ‘preacher for human rights’ by praising certain countries to obliquely attack China.”
People’s Daily said that Asian countries were now booming, unlike Western countries stuck in the morass of economic crisis, proving they could go down “a path different from the West and create political systems which suit their…
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