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China's state media jab U.S. on Ferguson
China's state media jab U.S. on Ferguson

With the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., ongoing, countries including China have sensed a chance to strike back at what they see as the United States' preachiness and hypocrisy on human rights. This week, comments by U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf seemed to offer a new, irresistible opportunity for China’s state-run media. Facing outside criticism of its handling of similar crises, China’s government has typically defended itself by saying it opposes any foreign interference in China’s internal affairs. So when Harf appeared to say something similar, the media pounced.  The quote in question came during the State Department's daily news briefing...

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