Despite having comprehensively trashed the whole idea of blogging yesterday, or more specifically my own trite efforts at it, I am compelled to create another entry today about China's despicable decision to back the Mugabe regime (in its own wider geopolitical, that is to say economic, interests of course). Hu Jintao welcomed Mugabe this week and he's been feted as an old friend. How they must be laughing in the slums of Harare:
Surely this is the wrong way for China to consolidate its position as a world power. I doubt Donald Tsang will be making any statements about this, though.