Skip to comments.Briton Killed in China Had Spy Links
Posted on 11/05/2012 7:56:02 PM PST by nickcarraway
Cruising around Beijing in a silver Jaguar with "007" in the license plate, Neil Heywood seemed to relish the air of intrigue that surrounded him.
In meetings, the British consultant hinted about his connections to Bo Xilaithe onetime Communist Party highflierbut often he would refuse to hand over a business card. He spoke Mandarin, smoked heavily and worked part time for a dealer of Aston Martin cars, the British brand driven by James Bond. Some thought him a fantasist, others a fraud.
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No. Gu moved to Alaska where he mines for gold. He’s made millions. People want to know his secret. They ask his cow, “Does this guy use a sluice or pan?” The cow always answers
“Moo. Gu guy? Pan.”
Geez. This is old news.
Love the way the story ends in the middle of the sentence. Are we to fill in the blanks?
“But his contrived aura of mystery appears to have been a double bluff: He had been knowingly providing ...
...hula hoops to Mao Zedung in order to get him into shape for a come back. The GOOP cleanse diet rearranged the dictator’s breasts to look like ping-pong balls, and he glued a pair of fried eggs into Mao to serve as suitable eyes. Then Heywood gave Mao an herbal laxative, and he was ready to go.
Mao immediately issued a zen koan: If it walks like and quacks like a duck, never the twain shall meet.