It became clear that China has serious psychic problems when the Nobel committee did their thing with the Peace Prize. Instead of starting a round of jokes like, “Hey, everybody calm down, its only a year since Obama got the same prize” or “Well, he’s in really good company now isn’t he, and run off the list of peace prize villains” they flipped their Grecian formula (Asian knock off) wigs.
They could have tried ”we’ve been waiting for one of 1.5 billion Chinese to get an economics prize, looks like more patience is called for”. Or maybe they could have leaked out some of the more racist stuff that undoubtedly exists about the cohorts of the mainly older white males who qualify for the prizes allocated by Scandinavian royals through the institutions they head.
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