Premier Wen Jiabao of China held his first online chat with the Chinese public this past Saturday.
It didn’t quite go as planned, but it was a good start:
Wen: I’d like to open 4 questions now.
Cheng in Wuhan: Premier, RU planning 2 xpand health care. My brother is ill.
Wen: Your brother?
Cheng in Wuhan: Just kidding lol. No brother. I meant me.
Wen: I don’t believe you. We will find your parents and throw them in labor camp for violating 1-child law!
Cheng in Wuhan: OMG. I sign off now.
Wen: My IT guy just got into ur email. We know their address. PWND!
Cheng in Wuhan: Please don’t harm my parents.
Wen: Just kidding (kind of, ROFL). Okay, next question.
Zhou in Changsha: I’d like to comment about human rights for Falun Gong and Tibetan independence…
Wen: And what about it, computer ISP 272-749-534-135?
Zhou in Changsha: I just wanted to say that you’re doing a good job on that.
Wen: Thought so… next question.
Deng in Shanghai: I can haz cheezburger?
Anon: Cheezburgers r bad 4u! 2 much trans-fat and killer salt!!1!
Wen: Anon… ASL please
Anon: 67 M NYC
Wen: Mayor Bloomberg, please stop hacking into r Intarwebs. This is stupid. I hate computer.