Strange that communists would care about offending Obama.
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Though Michelle Obama is admired for her fashion sense and love of shopping, Chinese authorities made sure one item was out of reach — T-shirts showing husband Barack Obama in a Mao hat.

According to a pool report in The Weekly Standard covering the First Lady’s trip to China, ‘authorities made sure, for a day, that Mutianyu [a section of the Great Wall] was visibly free of Obama-Mao t-shirts.’

Reporters following the First Lady’s trip investigated the claim that sales were temporarily suspended — and several merchants denied selling the shirts when asked.

One female merchant, however, offered to sell shirts showing the US President wearing a Mao hat for approximately $60 to one correspondent that she took to the back of her tent.

Other merchants reportedly came by and warned the vender to be careful before she eventually put the shirts away.

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