Reeducation: The Department of Education Pulls Mao Quote

Beware of sparrows!

JONATHAN TURLEY

130px-Mao_Zedong_portrait140px-US-DeptOfEducation-Seal.svgIn one of the truly moronic acts from a government official, the Department of Education posted a mangled quote of Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong on its website as the saying of the day for children. It is clear that whoever approved it had no idea who Mao was or the atrocities that he committed, particularly during the Cultural Revolution when intellectuals were massacred. The quote was taken down after various sites pointed out the irony. It was replaced by a quote from Lincoln.

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