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Maybe we want to edit that...

The Wall Street Journal reports (subscription needed to read the article)

A state-owned newspaper in China denounced online gaming as "opium for the mind" yesterday, driving down shares of gaming giant Tencent and other Chinese firms. [...] Within hours the article was no longer accessible on the paper’s website, before later reappearing with some of its harsher language removed," including the "opium" line

It makes me wonder: Are there some people in the CCP who are smart enough to say, “If we forbid things, or describe them as ‘bad,’ we might make them more attractive !”