Needn't Have Worried


Chinese officials banned this t-shirt, fearing it would offend Obama during his first visit to China.

Apparently they never heard about Anita Dunn or the manufacturing czar. Anyway, not to worry: Shamelessly pinched from American Digest.

I know, it's just a photo op and he's playing nice, but I still find it rather extraordinary he let himself be photographed in that. I used to think the funniest aspect of The Ryskind Sketchbook's lampoons of Hillary was that he always depicts her in a Mao uniform. I know it's been true since Malcolm Muggeridge was at Punch!, but truly, parody is, if not impossible, at least very difficult.