"Some US politicians have gone into a frenzy to do whatever to curtail and contain China, by fair means or foul", a truly hilarious People’s Daily commentary published Sunday reads.
The piece - called "Using Hong Kong to contain China’s development is a daydream" - is overwrought even by Chinese state media standards.
"Their evil hope is that Hong Kong will go down in chaos and become a card in their hands", the Party mouthpiece continues. Then there's this bit:
Some politicians in the United States support the bloody, cruel, devastating, annihilation of humanity. They continue to support the violent criminals, hypocrisy and cold blood. The more chaotic the order in Hong Kong, the more energetic they are; the more violence there is in Hong Kong, the more excited they are.
It's impossible to read with a straight face, but once you get past the abject absurdity, you're left to again ponder the prospect of the trade deal falling apart over the Hong Kong bill which, irrespective of Donald Tump's support, will become law (the legislation has a theoretical veto-proof majority on the Hill).
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