October 31, 2009
Answer: Eclipsing Mao
Question: How large an icon is Obama abroad?
(photo: David Gray/Reuters. caption: A worker washes ink from a screen print bearing an image of U.S. President Barack Obama over that of China’s late Chairman Mao Zedong at a shirt printing factory in Beijing. The factory currently produces about three thousand shirts a day with the ‘Oba Mao’ design, hoping to have a huge stockpile in time for President Obama’s mid-November visit to China)