Once one of the world’s most free and open places, Hong Kong is becoming an authoritarian state. Its decline should terrify the West.
History shows totalitarian regimes fall when brave people rise up. As the future of Hong Kong, time is on the side of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, and Ivan Lam.
The NBA routinely fails to stand up for freedom, so don’t expect LeBron James to tweet about Agnes Chow’s arrest or push for ‘StandwithHK’ on NBA jerseys.
Unlike what the American media and Marxists would have you believe, the CCP’s brand of left-wing authoritarianism remains the greatest threat to the world.
The freedom-lovers of Hong Kong deserve our support. The United States should explore every available avenue and make every feasible effort to lend it.
Creative and motivated Hong Kongers can flourish anywhere. But now it’s time for them to save and grow their strength in order to fight another day.
“I don’t want an apology. I want ESPN to ask the NBA why they won’t let players stand up for America and be able to criticize China’s actions,” said Hawley.
Hong Kong was once considered a ‘golden goose’ to the CCP, helping propel China’s economic development and transformation. By trying to impose absolute control on Hong Kong, the CCP killed the golden goose.
Kmele Foster joins The Federalist Radio Hour after a recent trip to Hong Kong and shares his thoughts on the tension between police and protestors, and the lack of western media coverage.
For some leftists, criticizing America matters more than supporting democracy. But support for Hong Kong protesters is easily a bipartisan issue.
Time conducted a ‘Person of the Year’ reader poll, and the Hong Kong protesters won—but the editors chose differently. Why?
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