As I was sitting here staring into space this morning instead of working it occurred to me how silly it is to use "Chinese Taipei" to refer to the whole of Taiwan. Then it came to me: the solution to the Taiwan question. Rename Taipei City and Taipei County "Chinese Taipei" and cede it to the Peeps Republic of China.
It would be like the Northern Ireland model. People who support unification with China can move to Chinese Taipei, which of course would be run by Governor Ma, while those who favor living in the Republic of Taiwan would move to areas of the island outside Chicom Taipei and live happily ever after.
I can think of stupider ideas (but not many)!
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