It turns out China’s new first lady (and singer) Peng Liyuan serenaded the troops during the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square:
What the heck is wrong with the AP? They put out puff pieces on Peng Liyuan, China’s first lady, that start like this: Glamorous new first lady Peng Liyuan has emerged as a Chinese diplomatic star, charming audiences and cutting a distinct profile. . .
On a similar subject, Phil Keoghan apologized for the Amazing Race’s Vietnam segment filmed near a crashed B-52. The show required that the contestants sing a pro-Communist song: Vietnam Communist Party is glorious. The light is guiding us to victory. . .
I am very wary of bloggers who do not blog under their real name. It is not like we are Zhang Hongming, blogging (twitting) at Fan Club of Learning From Xi on Sina Weibo. Heck, even Xi Jinping’s wife, Peng Liyuan, is a follower.