Pushing Back on Propaganda

This weekend, China’s Ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, was a guest on CBS’s “Face the Nation” news program. During the interview, Ambassador Qin was berated by host Margaret Brennan, who repeatedly interrupted the ambassador and urged him to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This shameful display was in-line with the propaganda that we’ve seen coming from the Western media over recent weeks — as well as their suppression of discussion surrounding NATO expansion, the 2014 coup in Ukraine, the Azov Battalion, crimes in Ukraine, and President Volodymyr Zelensky outlawing 11 different leftist opposition parties.

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  1. This is disrespectful and unprofessional. What right does she have to show such a terrible attitude toward the representative of another country? China doesn’t forget such things. It’s a proud country that doesn’t tolerate such behavior, even if its leaders might not show their real reaction to it.

  2. Great Job Primo! They do the same thing to Putin, and he always comes out looking like the bigger person. It's never a real interview just propaganda. I think they are afraid to actually have a respectful conversation because they will get shit about it for looking weak.

  3. "International Laws" which is something the western empire has utterly ignored for decades and still doing it today (Syria, Yemen, Iraq, etc). The hypocrisy of the westerners' outcry against Russia's invasion of Ukraine is mind blowing. And these propagandists that call themselves journalists are the worst, I refuse to listen to any of their sh!t anymore. They no longer investigate or show points of views from all sides, THEY decide what is right and what is wrong, and if you disagree with them, you are immediately smeared, labeled and then cancelled. Pretty sure the 4th state is dead, it's been bought up by trillionaires, the people they should be reporting on.

  4. Blue Zone journalists energizer bunnies thinking themselves personally morally superior to anything that doesn't toe the blue line. If war crimes tribunals ever come to the west, the hearings will go on for decades. Ok, Mr. Ambassador: Just tell her that China is pursuing its own interests not the ones of the Blue Zone leadership. It's hard to understand, but yeah.

  5. I have no love for Caleb Maupin or Max Blumenthal but I find myself strongly in agreement with them on this issue and I appreciate the courage that it takes to resist the warmongers and their drive to destroy Russia and China and cripple their subjugated allies in Europe and Japan.

  6. To Volodymyr Zelensky:
    Being a Zionist Jew, and support the Zionist occupation of Palestine, here comes the answer from Heaven. Now you are living the same as the Palestinians. Now you feel what Palestinians feel 24/7.
    You're the Zionists, nothing comes from you, except death and destruction.

  7. one part of the problem I see in 'the west' is this faulty left-right dichotomy (if that's the word). You could see it here the commies are out on the street protesting again I guess they mean well and all the good for them but I want to see more choiches than communism on one hand and war on the other. Comming back to the subject just where do all these 'journalists' come from? It seems the west has a huge corruption problem the whole thing is corrupt to the core. I would suggest seperation between state and economy but since I'm the only one mentioning it that may not be easy. Maybe the problem is alot bigger than just a bunch of journalists and politicians.

  8. This is the part that I don't understand at all. The host asked the Chinese Ambassador whether China would condemn Russia for the Ukrainian invasion. Instead of giving him time to answer, the host kept interjecting the Ambassador. There was at least 28x during the video in which the Ambassador was cut off or disturbed from his conversation. This is not respecting the Ambassador and his status as the official representative of China.

    In diplomatic terms, the host did not show any diplomacy etiquette. Put simply, the host was unprofessional, arrogant and simply impolite. On the contrary, the Ambassador maintained his poise, level-headed temperament, confidence, and diplomatic etiquette. From small things such as this, we know which country is rising and which is falling. Clearly, the host did everything to embarrass herself and the media outlet she was representing.

    As a matter of fact, this is the not the first time Western media outlets did similar tricks by using framed questions and interjection technique to embarrass the Chinese representatives. Here are just a few examples:

  9. Can't let him talk long enough to say something that might cut through the ridiculous western propaganda. This isn't an interview at all, it's a verbal barrage.

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