So tell me what this sweet little old grandma did that got her a police escort out of a recent Pasadena City Counsel meeting. She asked a simple question regarding China’s history on civil rights that’s what allegedly happened. Full details in Aaron Proctor’s article titled “How Embarrassing Pasadena”.
The whole China debate has been coming to a head out this way for a while. The writers at Pasadena’s Underbelly are doing a good job in putting the information out there with a spin counter to the cities official versions. They have one more here as well. As always the comments are an interesting read. Given the treatment of this dissenter I wonder how long these bloggers will go unscathed.
Put aside for a minute the turmoil of escorting this sweet grandma out for speaking up, should the ToR and Pasadena take a stance on all our behalf regarding Mainland China? Should we sit silently and allow a local dissident be silenced? You tell me. Better, chime in at the Tournament of Roses site. I
*phrase coined by Aaron Proctor…its good. I’ll keep it.
Photo borrowed from Associated Press
ps…happy 101st post to me….still annoying one key stroke at a time.