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Trump angers Beijing
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 3/18/2020 10:18:47 AM

China has reacted angrily after US President Donald Trump referred to the coronavirus as “Chinese”. A foreign ministry spokesman warned the US should “take care of its own business” before stigmatising China. The first cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019. However, last week a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman shared a conspiracy theory, alleging the US Army had brought it to the region. The unfounded accusation led US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to demand China stop spreading “disinformation” as it tried “to shift blame” for the outbreak. So far, more than 170,000


There is no debate that it's a Chinese virus. If they want to be mad, wait until they get the bill for kicking off a worldwide recession.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley 3/18/2020 10:25:28 AM (No. 349877)
For 40 years I have been told I should give extra weight to what people with dark skin or high cheekbones think. I don't think I ever liked it. Now I'm sure I don't.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby 3/18/2020 10:26:03 AM (No. 349878)
As far as we know Wuhan is in China, correct? So, why not call it what it is!!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: mobyclik 3/18/2020 10:29:33 AM (No. 349884)
China knew the stupid media in this country will use this Chinese propaganda to attack President Trump. And guess what? They were right.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bmoc 3/18/2020 11:11:19 AM (No. 349911)
My response? WHO CARES? You've obviously mistaken me for some who gives a rip.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: TJ54 3/18/2020 11:12:37 AM (No. 349914)
Who cares? This is news?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ruhn 3/18/2020 11:23:54 AM (No. 349920)
It’s calling a spade a spade. And yet another ‘news’ service that’s a shill/lackey for the ChiComs and the their deflection campaign.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono 3/18/2020 11:28:34 AM (No. 349923)
Originating in China, like nearly every exceptional sort of flu in the past 50 years, makes it Chinese. The same dynamic explains why history names the cause of 1918's deadly pandemic the Spanish Flu.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lawsy0 3/18/2020 11:49:26 AM (No. 349954)
One would think the Beeb has enough to consider without wondering what ''the colonies'' are doing or thinking. It's bad enough we have the MSM on this side of the pond to poke and peek without all the accents bedeviling us.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/18/2020 12:25:22 PM (No. 349990)
Sorry. My Give-a-damn meter didn't even move a click. No wonder. It's the Beeb.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 3/18/2020 1:27:49 PM (No. 350057)
Well, that's just too darned bad. It IS the Chinese flu. It first arose in China, first went wild in China, and Chinese exported it around the world. Hard facts. Nobody cares about the ChiComs' propaganda snit.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Luke21 3/18/2020 1:35:02 PM (No. 350066)
The bastards are lucky we haven't nuked them for this. Screw them and their PC.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: tom7 3/18/2020 6:58:56 PM (No. 350347)
The CCP has never been very good with truth. No surprise that they can't accept it here either.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: or gate 3/18/2020 7:26:13 PM (No. 350371)
The truth hurts... China. You never heard that from our leaders before?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: XCenturion 3/18/2020 8:07:15 PM (No. 350387)
Didn't the Chinese government try to blame the US military for brining the virus to China? Never trust the Chinese or the US media!
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