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megimoo
02-14-2010, 06:56 AM
Peevish China recalls panda Tai Shan due to Obama's meeting with the Dalai Lama

When China requested the return of a giant panda from the National Zoo in Washington, it was thought this was because the pandas back home were not producing enough babies.

But the departure of Tai Shan last week now seems to signify an end to the era of “panda diplomacy” — which dates back to 1972 after President Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China.

President Barack Obama’s decision to meet the Dalai Lama this week has infuriated the Chinese at a time when the US desperately wants their support for sanctions against Iran and its nuclear programme.

The Chinese government..

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article7026304.eceg

Sonnabend
02-14-2010, 08:38 AM
Funny, I thought Obama was always panda-ing to the Chinese :D

Bubba Dawg
02-14-2010, 08:48 AM
Funny, I thought Obama was always panda-ing to the Chinese :D

groan...

Actually, nice. :D

lacarnut
02-14-2010, 08:57 AM
That's a boot licking crotch gazing President for ya.

China like a little kid "I want my panda back, waa, waa".