Teresa Cheng most likely knew the house had been illegally modified when she bought it. Keeping mum while being vetted for justice secretary reveals a lack of political savvy. But is the error of judgment so grave that we must precipitate another political crisis by demanding she resigns? Photo: AP

Row over Hong Kong justice chief’s illegal structures at her home shows city’s knack for self-destruction

Michael Chugani says the calls for Teresa Cheng to step down – on top of the squabbles over many other issues, including the joint immigration checkpoint plans at West Kowloon – are typical of the attitude of those Hongkongers determined to oppose Beijing in all matters

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Teresa Cheng most likely knew the house had been illegally modified when she bought it. Keeping mum while being vetted for justice secretary reveals a lack of political savvy. But is the error of judgment so grave that we must precipitate another political crisis by demanding she resigns? Photo: AP
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