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Keep your eyes on Tiananmen Square

If all this government-overthrowing going on in Africa has had you wondering how it all might be playing in China, William J. Dobson writes in the New Republic of one experience he had there recently after he got to his hotel room in Beijing.

“Listening to CNN as I unpacked my suitcase, the anchor interviewed an analyst on the deteriorating situation in Libya. As soon as the anchor asked how Beijing might be viewing events, my television went dark. Roughly 60 seconds later, the TV screen came back, just in time for the anchor to thank the guest for his analysis.”

Stop whatever it is you’re doing right now and read the rest of this piece if you want to feel like you have a heads up on the news of the future.

I think China is on notice.