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China in 2014: Why did the Chinese media publish a highly critical attack (别了,骆氏家辉) on the outgoing US ambassador to China Gar

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By carrying his own luggage, buying his own coffee, and generally acting like an ordinary person, he caused embarrassment by highlighting the privileges which Chinese officials enjoy.In the eyes of the person who wrote the very tasteless editorial, Ambassador Locke had committed the crime of embarrassing his host, the Chinese government. This was made worse when many Chinese praised him on Sina Weibo.As a result, the government could not resist taking a swipe with this editorial when he left, stooping to calling him a rotten banana.