Why We Love the Chinese State Media, Edición Mexicana

By James Fallows
Out of the office and away from electronic communications since early this morning. Many, many things to catch up on, so let me buy time by starting with this. My very favorite newspaper, honoring a trans-Pacific partnership:

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In case you can't make out the super-highlighted part above, here is the detail. Who in Mexico would not be moved by this touching imagery? Or for that matter, in China or anywhere else?

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I do hope someone is having fun writing these headlines. Really, the world will be duller when this kind of earnestness is no longer on display.Weightier matters tomorrow. For now, viva México! And 中国 加油 ! Or as we say it locally, USA! USA! 

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/06/why-we-love-the-chinese-state-media-edici-n-mexicana/276636/