Dr Mumbo

Chinese news agency attacks India over its ‘7 sins’

Every time Dr Mumbo writes about a racism/sexism scandal, there’s always a tiny part of him hoping it will be his last. Wishful thinking perhaps.

At least after China’s ‘Bride is like a used car’ ad from Audi last month, Dr M thought he’d seen it all until this video from Xinhua News Agency – entitled the ‘7 Sins of India’ – popped up on his feed.

In response to an ongoing disputed territory row between China and India, Beijing’s official press agency is putting traditional news outlets to shame with its reporting style. The kind of coverage that involves dressing a man up in a turban and having him do an impression of Apu from The Simpsons

The video goes on to compare India to “a robber who had just broken into your house and refused to leave”. With that, Dr M is going to the pub. Have a good weekend.


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