Cor blimey. Dunno which to catch up with first this morning – rioting in England or the world’s financial turmoil.
But it’s great to see just who is coming up with advice.
After being persistently chided by the US to clean up its act, politically, and become more democratic and less abusive of human rights, the boot is on the other foot.
China is saying it “has every right” to demand the United States tackle its debt problem following the credit rating downgrade by Standard and Poor’s.
The official Xinhua news agency delivered the rebuke.
It said Washington needed to “come to terms with the painful fact that the good old days when it could just borrow its way out of messes of its own making are finally gone”.