“You remember President Reagan standing in Berlin and saying, ‘This wall should be torn down,'” said the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner. “Now the United States seems to be building almost the Wall of China between itself and this other nation with which it has been associated for many decades and has had cooperation and interaction with.
Of course! Why didn’t I see it before! All those West Germans were sneaking over into East Berlin illegally, giving birth to East Berlinners, sapping the education system and the health care system, then shipping all their money back to West Berlin because the currency exchange was so ridiculous.
Same with the Mongols. China built the wall because the Mongols were nice people, but the terrorist Cossacks could sneak in through the border and blow up palaces.
What a lazy analogy. For such abject stupidity, I set Gorbechev’s head-mark on fire with Aquanet and Bunsen burner.