Worst lead-in ever

How do you punch up a bland story about bilateral air traffic agreements? Make a reference to Chinese take-out that, to me, seems to border on the politically incorrect. From the LVRJ:

With an appetite for a different type of Chinese take-out service, the Clark County Commission will on Wednesday discuss a $360,000 consulting contract some hope will expedite the start of direct passenger flights between Las Vegas and China.

It’s not saying anything blatantly offensive or anything, but it does seem kind of inappropriate.

“A different type of Chinese take-out service”? It’s wonderful to take one of the world’s oldest civilizations, a country that has produced things like gunpowder, movable type, and probably playing cards, and reduce it to a kind of restaurant.

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