China Bloggers Stew About Olympic Pigs – Juliet Ye
From Wall Street Journal:
Some fed-up Chinese just want to eat like pigs.
In recent weeks, news that hogs are being specially raised to feed the athletes at the next year’s Beijing Olympics has spurred an outcry on the Internet. The pigs are reportedly being fed an organic diet and getting daily exercise, treatment that has China’s bloggers variously mocking, lamenting and raging online.
“I would rather be a pig for the Olympics than a human in a coal mine!” wrote a blogger who calls himself Shiniankanchai, referring to the reported deaths of thousands of workers in China’s mines so far this year. [Full Text]