Quotes of the Week
Posted by sanityinjection on November 18, 2009
“[Former President George W. Bush] couldn’t speak with flowery language and even made grammatical mistakes but spoke as plainly as an American farmer. [ President Barack Obama speaks] “with sweet but empty words.”
– Chinese blogger Zhao “Hecaitou” Dezhu
“Learn English from Obama: Instead of saying ‘I want to eat,’ say ‘I am a big supporter of non-hunger.'” – Chinese writer Wang Pei
Despite all the hype from both governments about President Obama’s glorious visit to China and the heavily censored media coverage of the visit in China, it would appear that some folks in China were able to size up the Nobel Peace Prize winner pretty quickly:
The question is whether Americans can say the same.