May 26, 2016
China Calls Taiwan Leader Radical For Being Single
The Chinese Communist Party’s official newswire is dealing with a flood of criticism after claiming that Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first female president, was “extreme.” Her radical activity? Being a single woman. “As a single female politician, she does not have the emotional burden of love, of family or children. So her political style and strategy tend to be emotional, personalized and extreme,” mused Wang Weixing, a Beijing official who works in Taiwan relations. Not exactly diplomatic finesse.
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