Liang Xiangyi showed theatrical disdain for a colleague’s soft-ball question to a minister at a press conference
For years foreign correspondents have debated whether to boycott the pantomime press conferences Beijing uses to present a facade of transparency during its annual political summits.
On Tuesday one Chinese journalist hinted – in side-splitting fashion – at which side of the row she was on with an eye-roll so theatrical it set the internet alight and – in these politically treacherous times – may also have landed her in trouble.
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For the record, here is the question that started the epic eye-roll, with a punch line to boot. pic.twitter.com/KZOAmmTNpP