China: Go Back to Torturing Animals…

…since you can’t build cars.

 China, the Bad Newz Kennels of Asia (noting its propensity for hanging dogs, beating them to death, and torturing them before skinning them to make puppy parmesan and other quaint dishes) is also known for its mistreatment of human beings. Now that Michael Vick is likely to be at least suspended from the NFL, he should look for a job with the Chinese government. Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal has this to say about Chinese product safety:

Crash Course in Quality for Chinese Car: Chery’s Hot-Selling Amulet Crumples in a Russian Test, Raising Broad Safety Issue
By ANDREW OSBORN August 8, 2007; Page B1

 MOSCOW — Add another product to the list of Chinese exports whose safety is being called into question: cars.

In one of the few crash-tests to date of a Chinese-made vehicle outside China, a Chery Amulet sedan’s front end folded like a concertina in a recent trial here.


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