Shanghaiist Shows How Even Good News Can Reflect Poorly on You

@relevantorgans: Party criticizes Chile for interfering in China’s affairs by setting unrealistic expectations for value of miners’ lives.

Sure, it’s a satirical tweet, but there’s a lot more truth to it than one would think. Chinese netizens have been watching the Chilean rescue and bitterly complaining that China would never have gone to such lengths to help their own miners. Accidents killed 2,631 Chinese coal miners in 2009. The worst year on record, 2002, saw 6,995 deaths.

Party criticizes Chile for interfering in China’s affairs by setting unrealistic expectations for value of miners’ lives.

Folks will compare you to the organization in the news. If you are found lacking, well, expect blowback.

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