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October 31, 2009

Answer: Eclipsing Mao

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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)

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