14.1.3. Xi Jinping memes (习近平模因)

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Xi Jiang Hu
Figure 154. Xi Jinping (习近平, 2012-∞, Heil卐!), Jiang Zemin (江泽民, 1989-2002) and Hu Jintao (胡锦涛, 2002-2012) photoshopped on top of a clothing advertisement (TODO original). The text reads: "江胡险恶 习以为常". TODO understand. 江胡 are the surnames of Jiang Zemin (江泽民, 1989-2002) and Hu Jintao (胡锦涛, 2002-2012). 习 is the surname of; Xi Jinping (习近平, 2012-∞, Heil卐!). "习以为常" is a fixed expression that means "to get accustomed to". Also asked at: https://www.mohu.rocks/question/573 on Mohu (膜乎), and explained at: https://www.secretchina.com/news/gb/2003/12/03/56236.html from Falun Gong media (法轮功媒体). Source
Biden sanctions vs Xi Jinping tech crackdown 2021
Figure 155. Meme impliying that Xi Jinping (习近平, 2012-∞, Heil卐!)'s 2021 tech crackdown was much mroe destructive to the Chinese economy than contemporary economic sanctions imposed by United States president Biden. English source, Chinese source, meme template by Joan Cornella.
Figure 156. That’s what she said Xi Jinping meme, is a pun on words between Xi and She.
Figure 157. Xi waiting for outgoing chief executive CY Leung, "president" of Hong Kong between 2012 and 2017, at a hotel, in 2017. The image was immediately likened to supervillain or criminal boss movies and use by Hong Kong (香港) protesters, e.g. https://twitter.com/DavidJWat/status/880333206473420800 likens it to a Jams Bond villain. https://qz.com/1018919/hong-kong-handover-memes-making-fun-of-chinese-president-xi-jinping-and-his-wife-cy-leung-and-others