Why Winnie The Pooh was just banned in China.

posted by Kelly Nash - 

The "Financial Times" reports the popular childrens’ story character is now blacked out of Chinese social media in the run-up to next fall's Chinese Communist Party Congress. The international newspaper cites observers who say the crackdown might be over previous comparisons of President Xi Jinping [[ she jeen-peeng ]] and the cartoon bear.

A "Times" tweet yesterday paired a picture of Winnie the Pooh walking with Tigger alongside a photo of Xi walking with former President Obama.

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