A Case of Indigestion

Yesterday President Bush gave Hu Jintao, China’s hardline leader, a 21-gun salute and apologized after a Falun Gong adherent screamed for Beijing to stop killing members of the group (reports have surfaced that the government is harvesting the organs of some group members). Dining on an exquisite lunch of halibut, Hu was flattered by a long line of U.S. captains of industry, hats in hand (while our trade deficit continues to soar). Meanwhile, Google has agreed with communist demands to allow the government to keep electronic tabs on its citizens.

What must the Chinese communists who run that great country think of the United States, the leader of the free world?

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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