- Posted January 25, 2014 by
Truck Rammed into Presidential Office of Taiwan's Regime in Exile
Around 5 am today in Taiwan, a 41-year-old truck driver rammed his 35 tons heavy gravel truck into the front door of the so-called Presidential Hall of a regime in exile called Republic of China, where the head of the pseudo government works only 20 meters away from the collision site. The driver is now hospitalized and alive, though in critical conditions.
His motive is currently under investigation; however, he is charged with several crimes including obstruction of official matters and damaging the cultural heritage from Japanese colonial rule.
Chang De-Cheng (張德正) is married with two daughters who left a note to his mother stating, “I will be responsible for what I do. Please remind my daughters to be good people.” On his facebook page, the first few posts indicated he might have already scouted the “Presidential Office” and implied, in hindsight, that he would soon committed a “heroic act” of destructing the architecture. He wrote, “ha ha ha, this Republic of China,” as caption for the photo of the Japanese style architecture which had been occupied as “Presidential Hall” since the Chinese dictator in exile Jiang Kai-Shek took over Taiwan in 1949.
The shocking news inspired supporters of Taiwan’s pro-independent movement to have conversations on facebook to start a revolution attempting to solve all problems of widespread injustice and corruption accompanied by worsening economy due to the one-china policies of the current regime’s rule. One of them said, "This is the first canon ball of our revolution to establish a country in our name, Taiwan."
(Photo by Chang De-Cheng, taken a year before when taking a siesta from inside his truck, enhanced digitally)