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The Chinese will be thinking to themselves "what would the British do in a situation like this".

After all, we managed to not give them democracy for an awful long time.

If I was the Chinese politburo, I'd sneakily invite a few leading Western democrats like Grant Shapps, Danny Alexander and Harriet Harman along to make inspirational speeches to the Occupy Central crowd. They'd soon take the hint.

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The Chinese will be thinking to themselves "what would the British do in a situation like this".

After all, we managed to not give them democracy for an awful long time.

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I don't get it. Clegg is upset at the thought of 7 million being denied 'democracy'

But has been just fine with the other 1.3 billion Chinese being denied it for the last 50 years, even forging trade links to support that dictatorship.

What gives? Why does he care? Why should I care? Why does he think 7 million people are more important than 1.3 billion?

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