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NEW YORK, NY— The New York Times unfurled a giant, 50-foot-wide banner honoring "brave revolutionary" Chairman Mao Zedong outside its New York offices Monday. "This is to bring hope and inspiration to Americans everywhere.". After public outcry, they admitted this might have been "slightly inappropriate.". "While we stand by our decision to honor one of history's great men, we admit the banner lacked important historical context," said one Times editor. "While his ideas were morally right, they factually killed a bunch of people, and that's not something we wanted to promote. Unless you're killing yourself to combat climate change.". Paper executives considered adding some historical context... Full story

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