Victims’ Tears for Dictators Honor Their Shared Past: Junheng Li

Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) -- I was born in China in 1976, just a few months before the death of Mao Zedong. So when I saw footage of thousands of North Koreans in tears after the death of Kim Jong Il, their leader, two thoughts hit me hard. One: They must be brainwashed. And two: Were we Chinese that brainwashed under Mao?

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