Skip to comments.Outrage Over China’s Plans For Mao’s Birthday
Posted on 10/17/2013 3:15:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai
More than $2.5 billionn (£1.6 billion) is being spent on events to mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of Mao Zedong, to the fury of many Chinese citizens.
The money is being directed towards Maos birthplace of Shaoshan, where a tourist information center will be renovated and his former residence restored, according to the Changsha Evening News. High-speed rail stations and new highways will also be built to impress the expected influx of visitors.
However, Chinese internet users have criticized the sum of money the city plans to spendfar greater than originally plannedmore than 37 years after Maos death.
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Wait til you see how much they will spend to renovate
Obama’s childhood home...........where ever it is.
Mao is the greatest mass murderer in history.
Yet he is to be celebrated in this manner and the controversy is money being spent.
Don’t ever let anyon tell you China s still not run by a communist tyranny.
Mao’s revolution killed only 66 million by some estimates. No big deal. /s
Relax China man, 2.4 billion was donated by the U.S.!
And Free Traders still continue pushing Free Trade with Communist China. Now we are funding MaoWorld
Yeah, labling Mao a murderous dictator is so Western-centric. I feel so bad.
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