the atlantic: china = fortune cookie

Martin points out the latest cover story of The Atlantic, on the future of China amidst the global economic meltdown, and what it means for the United States. That's quite a topic. I would like to read that article. However...

So what's the best way to illustrate this concept for the cover? The Atlantic stupidly uses a crumbling fortune cookie... which, as we all know (well, not everyone, obviously), has absolutely nothing to do with China.

Contrary to popular western belief, the fortune cookie does not originate from China, nor does anyone in China even eat the damn things. Bad cliche. But hey, it's China for dummies. American dummies. Fortune cookie? Oh, yes. That means China. (Thanks, Martin.)

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