China: Loose lips have cost Australia dearly

With the help of News Corp we have become idiots aboad unlike other nations (ODT)

What should have been a cool-headed speech became an entirely unnecessary taunting of a country which we have a valuable relationship.

No another US ally – not Japan or any of the Europeans- has thought it necessary to abandon diplomatic practice in the conduct of its China relationship. Nor have US partners like India or Singapore.

via China: Loose lips have cost Australia dearly