Oh (big) brother, where art thou?

The American media is abuzz with POTUS’ first official visit to China.   China’s pretty excited too, as evidenced by a variety of Obama-swag coming on the market.   One particular piece of attire is making Chinese officials nervous, though, enough so they’ve banned the “Oba-mao” shirt out of fear it will upset Obama.   Interesting in light of Obama’s comments yesterday on the benefits of an uncensored society…
obamao shirt

Coming soon to hipsters and Urban Outfitters near you... (David Gray/Reuters)

obamao shirt seller

Yes you CANnot sell this t-shirt! (Frederic Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

 Obama will also be meeting his half-bro Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo, who lives in southern China.  Ndesandjo recently published “Nairobi to Shenzhen,” which includes passages about his abusive father Barack Obama Sr, which our POTUS has yet to comment on.  Could be an awkward meeting, you think?

mark ndesandjo

Maybe I should've named my book "Screams From My Father" (Ym Yik/European Pressphoto Agency)


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