The issue of the utility of spy missions aside, the Chinese are really starting to piss me off. Their continued demands for an apology are enraging me, and the fact that they claim our slow, prop-driven aircraft intentionally rammed a jet fighter are as offensive as they are ludicrous. Yeah, we were spying on them, but as has been pointed out in the media, that’s a game with set rules that great powers have been playing for half a century. I really don’t understand why they don’t just release the crew of the plane. All of their posturing seems completely pointless.