We Chinese: What do you think of Cristina Kirchner’s tweet about China?

Argentina’s president Cristina Kirchner has caused offense by tweeting a remark during a state visit that appeared to mock the Chinese pronunciation of ‘R,’ asking if attendees at her events were “in it only for the lice and petloleum?” What do you think?

<p>If she’s selling lice, I’m buying</p>

If she’s selling lice, I’m buying

Ding Jinhua, 41
Lice broker
<p>The best way to respond to this kind of remark is simply an aggressive online-stalking campaign</p>

The best way to respond to this kind of remark is simply an aggressive online-stalking campaign

Bo Peng, 24
Trainee veterinarian
<p>Her joke would have been a lot cleverer if she’d been talking about the Japanese</p>

Her joke would have been a lot cleverer if she’d been talking about the Japanese

Luo Tingfeng, 77
Basket weaver
  • Chaz

    I thought it was “lice bloker”?