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Fudan University student[http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/11/tao-weishuo-陶韡烁-defends-his-statement-all-chinese-people-have-internet-freedom/ Tao Weishuo] earned the title of patriotraitor in a 2009 town hall with Barack Obama, where he objected to President’s discussion of Internet censorship.
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Fudan University student [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/11/tao-weishuo-陶韡烁-defends-his-statement-all-chinese-people-have-internet-freedom/ Tao Weishuo] earned the title of patriotraitor in a 2009 town hall with Barack Obama, where he objected to President’s discussion of Internet censorship.
  
 
[[File:Aiguozei3.jpg|400px|thumb|left|''Cai Mingchao hiding behind a shield with the characters “patriot.” Cai is a prominent art dealer who [http://www.danwei.org/front_page_of_the_day/bidder_says_he_wouldnt_pay.php defaulted in his 31.5 million euro commitment to purchase two bronze animal heads taken from the Ming Summer Palace]. He claimed that he defaulted out of a sense of patriotism. Others sensed an ulterior motive.'']]
 
[[File:Aiguozei3.jpg|400px|thumb|left|''Cai Mingchao hiding behind a shield with the characters “patriot.” Cai is a prominent art dealer who [http://www.danwei.org/front_page_of_the_day/bidder_says_he_wouldnt_pay.php defaulted in his 31.5 million euro commitment to purchase two bronze animal heads taken from the Ming Summer Palace]. He claimed that he defaulted out of a sense of patriotism. Others sensed an ulterior motive.'']]

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爱国贼 (àiguózéi): Patriotraitor

Paitriotraitor dressed in ill-fitting military garb. “Let’s nuke Taiwan, blow Tokyo to bits, invade New York! The cops are coming, quick, run.”
A play on the word “traitor” (卖国贼 màiguózéi), a patriotraitor is someone who betrays his/her country’s interests while outwardly professing patriotism. Netizens pejoratively refer to people who are uncritically nationalistic as either patriotraitors or shit youth; a a patriotraitor has more of an ulterior motive and puts on more of an act than a shit youth.


Fudan University student Tao Weishuo earned the title of patriotraitor in a 2009 town hall with Barack Obama, where he objected to President’s discussion of Internet censorship.

Cai Mingchao hiding behind a shield with the characters “patriot.” Cai is a prominent art dealer who defaulted in his 31.5 million euro commitment to purchase two bronze animal heads taken from the Ming Summer Palace. He claimed that he defaulted out of a sense of patriotism. Others sensed an ulterior motive.
Two beggars curse those that criticize China. They blame every other country but their own for their plight.