Not a day goes by that some official, academic, or media personality of little significance publicly wishes that the western response to Covid were more like China’s. Most aren’t worth noting. Yet few have ever expressed this wish quite as explicitly as Mr. Charles Adler of Alberta, Canada.
Mr. Adler later clarified (?) that he meant Xi Jinping, a real dictator, operating outside the Canadian way, was doing real lockdowns, unlike Justin Trudeau, whom conservatives accuse of being a dictator but whose orders have never amounted to a real lockdown unlike the ones ordered by Xi Jinping, a real dictator, which saved so many thousands of lives operating outside the Canadian way.
Once again, this is the graph on which those like Mr. Adler have been basing their faith in Xi’s epidemiological genius.
I must admit, over two years of researching this topic, few commentators have ever so aptly reflected the mental sludge that has engulfed so many in the west as a result of the CCP’s unprecedented campaign of No-True-Scotsman lockdown propaganda. For that, Mr. Adler earns a tip of my hat.
Michael P Senger is an attorney and author of Snake Oil: How Xi Jinping Shut Down the World. Want to support my work? Get the book. Already got the book? Leave a quick review.
You at least have to appreciate his honesty. He is not the only petty tyrant wishing we could all experience the "safety" of living under a dictatorship, but he is one of the few who is upfront about it.
When the West has spent all these decades emasculating men, it's no wonder that the beta wolves are--well--wetting themselves in hysterical abasement in front of what they perceive as strength.
Give 'em five minutes in one of Xi's re-education retreats and see how they do...