Author Topic: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains  (Read 415 times)

Online Hydra009

Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« on: November 24, 2019, 10:17:13 PM »
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According to the figures, pro-democracy candidates have won 278 seats so far, and pro-Beijing candidates 42.

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The government and Beijing had been hoping the election would bring a show of support from the so-called "silent majority", but that did not materialise. Instead some significant pro-Beijing candidates lost council seats.

One controversial pro-Beijing lawmaker, who lost his seat, Junius Ho, said "heaven and earth have been turned upside down".
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So, it turns out that most voters are pro-voting.  Who knew?  Not Beijing, apparently.

Offline SGOS

Re: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2019, 02:03:06 AM »
Sounds like it's time to bring in the tanks.  Actually, I'm surprised it didn't happen months ago.

Online Hydra009

Re: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2019, 06:59:40 AM »
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Sounds like it's time to bring in the tanks.  Actually, I'm surprised it didn't happen months ago.
If that happened, Beijing would get condemned so hard on Twitter for almost a whole week.  I don't know how they cope with living with that sort of fear.
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Re: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2019, 01:59:54 PM »
They'd just shut down the internet all over China. Can't have twitter if there's no web.
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Offline Baruch

Re: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2019, 02:43:53 PM »
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They'd just shut down the internet all over China. Can't have twitter if there's no web.

They got advice from Iran.
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Online Hydra009

Re: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2019, 05:45:44 PM »


They would know all about it.

Offline Baruch

Re: Hong Kong pro-democracy groups make huge gains
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2019, 07:46:21 PM »
Single party dictatorships don't like legitimate votes.  It is always the CIA's fault or the Jews.  If the CIA was effective, Maduro would be dead already.
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