Li Baozhu (李宝柱): Deleting Internet Posts with a Wave of His Hand

“With a wave of my hand, tens of millions of posts about the Deng Yujiao incident were all deleted.” (邓玉娇那事几千万个帖子我一挥手就全部 删除。”

—  Li Baozhu (李宝柱) speaking at Peking University

Li Baozhu is currently the director of the Propaganda and Education Supervision Office of the the Politics and Law Committee of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party. He has worked in the Political and Law Committee since 1992. He also worked in the Bureau of Theory of the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party from 1985 to 1992. He received Master’s (1985) and Bachelor’s degrees from the Department of History of Peking University.

The quote above is from Director Li’s recent public lecture at Peking University, and has been one of the hottest micro-blog posts in Chinese cyberspace since yesterday.


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