Day: February 27, 2011

Farewell, Leighton Stuart? The US Ambassador’s Jasmine Stroll in Wangfujing

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Jon Huntsman, the American ambassador to China, caused a bit of a stir with his attendance at a non-demonstration-turned-media-event at the Wangfujing area McDonalds last week, an event held (or not held) in the wake of the “Jasmine Revolutions” in the Middle East. Danwei.org carries the story and calls our attention to this rather critical video produced by some Chinese netizens about Huntsman (with English subtitles): Shanghai journalist Adam Minter rapidly kicked out a blog post […]