But The New Yorker's Evan Osnos pointed out why the Chinese shouldn't be so offended:]Read the full story at The New Yorker.
(Nobody, it seems, stopped to point out that the British corn poppy, Papaver rhoeas, used as a symbol of Remembrance Day, is a different flower than the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, that gave China so much grief.)
Cameron resisted, and his poppy went on stage unmolested. If that is any preview of the next few days, it is an inauspicious start.
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