WAR IN CHINA: Tale of a Turncoat

WAR IN CHINA Tale of a Turncoat

Better than most things, the Chinese people love to pay homage—to ancestors, to warlords, to sacred mountains, even to traitors. From hundreds of miles around, pilgrims travel to the shores of Hang-chow's West Lake proudly to urinate upon the iron statue of a historic traitor named Chin Kuei. In honor of China's newest traitor, Wang Ching-wei, Chinese coolies call the fat-fried crullers they munch for breakfast yu cha-wei (i.e., "May Wei boil in oil in hell!"). Last week a new honor was bestowed on Traitor Wang....

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