Obama Inauguration Speech Almost In Full

BBC reports that translations into Chinese of U.S. President Barack Obama’s inauguration speech were economical if not with the truth then at least with the words. While Xinhua posted the speech in full on its English language web site, the Chinese version omitted references to facing down communism and silencing dissent. One sentence the censors left out:  “To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history,”

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