‘Rocky’ shock for China makes Trump Hong Kong hero

‘Rocky’ shock for China makes Trump Hong Kong hero. By Gabrielle Fonrouge.

President Trump is Hong Kong’s sudden hero.

Hours after he signed two bills to support human rights in Hong Kong, angering Chinese government officials, pro-democracy protesters in the beleaguered city held a “Thanksgiving Rally” Thursday night to commend him for taking the action.

And front and center at the rally were printouts of the president’s Wednesday tweet showing his head on Rocky Balboa’s chiseled body.

John Hinderaker (from the US):

Although liberals and the Red Chinese won’t admit it, America remains the land of the free. As we have seen over and over, those fighting for their own liberty around the world have no doubt about whom they want to emulate — us. …

Do they understand that [the photo] was a joke? Sure. But they also know it wasn’t only a joke.

Comment at Glenn Reynold’s:

Bare-Chested Hillary would not have been as effective.

and

They keep telling me Trump has made America a laughingstock around the globe, but my eyes keep seeing just the opposite.

This reality must be blowing some PC minds:

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