A view of Lion Rock from Wong Tai Sin. A top Beijing official, quoting lyrics from “Below the Lion Rock”, has tasked patriots with leading Hong Kong towards “setting aside differences and confrontations”. In other words, Beijing wants no more adversarial politics. Photo: Sun Yeung A view of Lion Rock from Wong Tai Sin. A top Beijing official, quoting lyrics from “Below the Lion Rock”, has tasked patriots with leading Hong Kong towards “setting aside differences and confrontations”. In other words, Beijing wants no more adversarial politics. Photo: Sun Yeung
A view of Lion Rock from Wong Tai Sin. A top Beijing official, quoting lyrics from “Below the Lion Rock”, has tasked patriots with leading Hong Kong towards “setting aside differences and confrontations”. In other words, Beijing wants no more adversarial politics. Photo: Sun Yeung
Alice Wu
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Alice Wu

Hong Kong patriot blues: why it’s no longer enough to be deep blue

  • With no filibustering opponents left to distract them in the new electoral system, there are no excuses for loyalists to drag their feet
  • Beijing expects them to stop the slogans and start finding solutions. Yet, those who raised hell over the colour of an Olympic jersey clearly didn’t get the memo

A view of Lion Rock from Wong Tai Sin. A top Beijing official, quoting lyrics from “Below the Lion Rock”, has tasked patriots with leading Hong Kong towards “setting aside differences and confrontations”. In other words, Beijing wants no more adversarial politics. Photo: Sun Yeung A view of Lion Rock from Wong Tai Sin. A top Beijing official, quoting lyrics from “Below the Lion Rock”, has tasked patriots with leading Hong Kong towards “setting aside differences and confrontations”. In other words, Beijing wants no more adversarial politics. Photo: Sun Yeung
A view of Lion Rock from Wong Tai Sin. A top Beijing official, quoting lyrics from “Below the Lion Rock”, has tasked patriots with leading Hong Kong towards “setting aside differences and confrontations”. In other words, Beijing wants no more adversarial politics. Photo: Sun Yeung
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.