Live from Eisenhower Pass: Does Xi Jinping really want the rest of the world to think that he is an idiot?

Apparently so:

Rana Mitter: China’s History Parade: "In newspaper editorials and domestic conferences...

...over the past few weeks and months, new phrases have been used repeatedly to define the country’s war experience. China is described as ‘the major battlefield of World War II in the East’ (by implication downgrading the Pacific Theater, where the US was dominant), and August 1945 has become ‘the first occasion when China won a war completely against a foreign enemy.’

An inability to even say what facts are greatly inhibits the ability to seek truths from facts, and is a very bad sign for China's future.