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Chinese ‘Rescue’ in the Antarctic

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 4, 2014


The following excerpt has me torn. I don’t know if it is proof that even Mother Nature hates China, or if it merely proves that ‘no quality’ and ‘pathetic’ are evident in all that China does.

China sends dunderheads to rescue dunderheads. One thing can be certain, however, the Chinese will not die of starvation on that boat. As long as they have the flesh of a comrade, they will have a snack. If the great leap forward proved nothing else, it proved this.

Excerpt

China Icebreaker Now Trapped in Antarctic

By James T. Areddy

China Rescue Ship Now Stuck in Ice

The Chinese icebreaker Xue Long, which on Thursday helped rescue dozens of scientists and tourists from a stranded ship in the Antarctic, is now itself trapped in thick ice.

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