CCTV FOLLIES 9.22 HARNESSING NATURE
Exploring nature with Chinese characteristics -Xi gets away from political heat in Beijing by cooling off in Hangzhou -Dictators of the world unite! -UN says US is bad, bad, bad -US limits illegals
Today was slow news day in the domestic sector, or at least it was meant to look that way, all the better create the impression that nothing is wrong and everything is just swell, even though credible leaked reports and documented foreign analysis reveal a major purge is underway with a battle of brittle wills being waged between CCP party leadership and the highest echelons of the military.
Thus one of biggest “news” features is about what in Western terms might be dubbed “Ecotourism” though it’s really much more touristy than ecologically sound. Even supposing guests don’t litter the trickling stream with leftover food, fishbones, napkins and fruit peels, it’s not really a boost for the environment to have people eating in precious natural enclaves near big cities.