[PW] Green Eggs and Ham Banned in China?
phasco at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 22 10:27:12 PDT 2016
On 22 Aug 2016 at 12:53, Kevin O'Kelly wrote:
> Green Eggs and Ham was reportedly banned by Mao's government
> because of its "portrayal of early Marxism." The source provides no
> further details.
> ... what in the book struck
> Chinese censors as "a portrayal of early Marxism."
No citation, but here's an explanation:
#1 `Green Eggs And Ham´ was banned in China - its crime? Portraying early Marxism. Sam
owns his own eggs and gives them to a friend - while China felt they should be state owned!
So Ted Cruz was reading communist subversiveness lit into the Congressionl Record?
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