Spielberg…from Shanghai

The Chinese blogosphere speaks:

After Steven Spielberg withdrew as artistic director for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, it is not surprising to read angry words towards him in the Chinese press, both on- and off-line. But are there other Chinese who think differently on this issue? Shanghai-based scholar and cultural critic Wang Xiaoyu (王晓渔) published the following blog post. The sarcastic tone is not only Wang’s personal writing style, but is also a common trait in many blog writings in the heavily policed Chinese blogosphere, when the subject is politically charged.

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