Saturday, December 24, 2005

Little Red Hoax

Uh-huh, I thought so. The “Little Red Book” story was a hoax as I suspected:
NEW BEDFORD -- The UMass Dartmouth student who claimed to have been visited by Homeland Security agents over his request for "The Little Red Book" by Mao Zedong has admitted to making up the entire story.

The 22-year-old student tearfully admitted he made the story up to his history professor, Dr. Brian Glyn Williams, and his parents, after being confronted with the inconsistencies in his account.
But it’s nice to know my LRB is safe. Now on to the Cultural Revolution, comrades!

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