Vietnam Bans a Movie, But Somehow It is China’s Fault?
Today’s entertainment news features an absolute gem of political hypocrisy: Vietnam’s one party ‘Communist’ state has banned the animated kids’ movie Abominable, and the Western media are heralding the decision, implying that Vietnam are standing up to China’s censorious one party ‘Communist’ state. This is perhaps the dumbest employment of double standards I’ve encountered in years of reporting on the politics of popular culture.
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