How pro-Beijing march turned into a dud

SC Yeung | 18 August 2014 | EJ Insight

Sunday’s pro-government march will be remembered for a lot of things but not for what it hoped to achieve — win over Hong Kong people.

Let’s get the latter part out of the way and say it out loud: the march was an utter failure.

More than that, it was an embarrassment, the way a bad joke humiliates a comedian. But more remarkably, it will go down as a bizarre show of force.

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