Monday, June 02, 2008

The Cleveland of Asia: A Journey Through China’s Rust Belt by P.J. O'Rourke

P.J. O'Rourke went to China for a month, two years ago.
“Here’s where one guy threw a wrench at me,” Tom said as we climbed the tower to the blast furnace.

“What’d you do?”

“I tossed him down the stairs,” Tom said. “Rule of law is the cornerstone of capitalism.”

It's not 'A Tramp Abroad' but it is pretty good.
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