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November 16, 2009

Bite the Hand that Feeds You … a Little Bit

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Larger world hears/sees Obama, in Shanghai, push freedom of expression. In China (home of our banker), they hardly knew he was there.

Next question.

(photo: Jason Reed/Reuters. caption: U.S. President Barack Obama gestures during a town hall meeting with future Chinese leaders at the Museum of Science and Technology in Shanghai November 16, 2009. Obama faces tensions with China over trade and Tibet on his first visit to the emerging superpower for a summit that will grapple with economic imbalances and the future of the yuan.)

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