Some of you may have noticed the recent re-emergence on this blog of our old friend Red Star. To those of you who are new to this blog, I wanted to be sure you know his history, which I brought up in the first comment in this old thread. Quite a bit of discussion then follows. We may find him laughable, but his attempt to slander a victim of an unimaginably brutal crime is nothing to laugh about.
Richard Burger is the author of Behind the Red Door: Sex in China, an exploration of China's sexual revolution and its clash with traditional Chinese values.