Japan’s purchase of three of the Diaoyu (Senkaku) Islands has pushed anti-Japanese rhetoric in China to a fever pitch. Yesterday on Weibo, the Beijing Evening News posted a link to an article comparing weaponry for a potential with Japan, claiming that China should use the atomic bomb. Chatter mounted around this post before all mention of “advocating war” was deleted. (It is unclear whether Beijing Evening News or Sina deleted the material.)
beijingwanbao: We can adapt as times change. If the foreign devils haven’t said the U.S. army won’t get involved, what are we doing tying up our own hands and feet? If we don’t even have this measure of resolve, we’ll just be blackmailed. //@tracelesstraveler: China affirms it would not use nuclear weapons first. //@beijingwanbao: “Starting a Sino-Japanese War: Comparing Weaponry in Pictures” http://t.cn/zWsiGrC (via @milnews) Why waste energy? Skip to the main course and drop an atomic bomb. Simple.
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北京晚报: 可以与时俱进，鬼子没承诺美军不介入，咱们干么自己束缚自己的手脚，如果这点决心都没有，只能被讹诈。//@行客无迹: 中国承诺不首先用核//@北京晚报: 【中国日本三军主战武器对比－中日主战武器对比图】http://t.cn/zWsiGrC（分享自@新浪军事）－－费这劲干吗，直接上核弹这道主菜，省 事
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Comments ranged from praise to condemnation:
chachakitty: @beijingwanbao Are you done talking about nukes, my dear?
花差花差猫猫: @北京晚报 说好的核武器呢，亲？
SkyEagle: @beijingwanbao I strongly support @beijingwanbao. We are too servile a people. The media not only lays bare society, but is also a strong environmental factor influencing our spiritual ideology. It guides us on questions of right and wrong towards justice. This is its real worth. @beijingwanbao
翔穹苍鹰: @北京晚报 我坚决支持 @北京晚报 。国民奴性太强了。媒体不仅是来展示社会景象，更是影响精神思想的强大环境因素。大是大非，正义公平导向的。这才是真正的价值。挺 @北京晚报
MeowBula: @beijingwanbao The official Weibo account of a media organization shouldn’t play these idiotic games. This is not the way a big private company operates. It has a direct impact on the image of the media.
喵不拉: @北京晚报 作为一个官方媒体微博，不要玩的这么屌丝且愤青，这不是私营大号的运营方式，直接影响媒体形象。
RockTide: @beijingwanbao No nuclear bomb?????? What’s the deal with deleting this?
潮落石出: @北京晚报 怎么没核弹了？？？？？？删了干嘛
Via CDT Chinese.