Don’t mess with China, or you’ll meet your Waterloo and also break your four Achilles’ heels.
That’s the garbled, kitchen-sink warning China is throwing at President Biden after his order for intelligence agencies to probe whether the coronavirus leaked from a Chinese lab instead of being transmitted from bats to humans.
The insulting, threatening tone, conveyed by English-language media controlled by the ruling Communist Party, is so over-the-top that it’s a giveaway: China is hiding something about the origins of the virus and is determined to keep it hidden.
“Washington is too arrogant to realize that its vicious accusations against China have become a political gamble for itself,” claimed the Global Times, the communist mouthpiece. “It has staked too many bargaining chips on credit from international morality. It actually has no…