Twenty years ago today: Tank Man in Tiananmen Square

June 5, 2009 at 5:30 am 1 comment

I don’t know if I need to add too much to this. It’s an image and a moment that should never be forgotten.

Tank man, June 5, 1989, Tiananmen Square, Beijing

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  • 1. wongsaurus  |  June 6, 2009 at 4:24 am

    The two absolute Maoist dictums that are rigorously held eternal beliefs of the CPC (Communist Party of China):

    * All political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.

    * The Party will always command the gun. The gun will never command the Party.

    And the golden rule of history: Those with the weapons make the rules.

    June 4th is already on the path to becoming a footnote event in history and the PRC regime will make sure that the past will be properly interpreted for the present and future.

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