Mao and Again


If you glanced at the front page of The New York Times on this day in 1976, you would've read an almost effusive obituary of Chinese despot Mao Tse Tung, who had died the previous day. I often like to celebrate the death-anniversaries of dictators, but it seems even death doesn't entirely halt the body count. Reporters Sans Frontières reports that Maoist rebels in Nepal publicly and brutally murdered a journalist today.