November 22, 2009

Will one of my friends in Beijing please send me one of these shirts!??!?!

It depicts U.S. President Barack Obama wearing a Red Army uniform, the “Chinese communist-style” outfit made famous by Chairman Mao. On the front it says, “Serve the People” in Chinese. On the back, “Oba-Mao” in English.

The shirts are banned by the Chinese government.  CNN reporter, Emily Chang, went on a hunt for one and ended up getting detained for two hours.  After much scolding, she was allowed to keep the shirt.

Totally worth it in my book!


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