Everyone is so negative about smog. It is unhealthy and especially risky for kids, the elderly and those with asthma. It sometimes slows traffic and now is delaying flights in China. The American Interest
But look on the bright side. It protects a city from missile attack. And who doesn't need that? Reuters
In online commentaries on Monday, state broadcaster CCTV and the widely read tabloid the Global Times, published by the Communist Party's official People's Daily, both tried to put a positive spin on China's smog problem.
Those are official sites of the government of China. But the claim has since been removed.