We Can Pretend Chen Is Studying, Not Defecting

It looks as if a way out of the Chen Guangcheng mess may be for the Chinese government to give him permission to come to the U. S. to study law, with his wife and children joining him here.  Then they’d just never go back.

There remains the concern about the safety of his mother and brothers, as well as other Chinese dissidents who helped him escape and get to the U. S. Embassy in Beijing.

One comment on “We Can Pretend Chen Is Studying, Not Defecting

  1. philowitz says:

    Fingers crossed that a deal is in the works—it looks that way. I was worried that this would become the Elian Gonzalez thing of this election cycle.

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