Mao Tse-Tung once said that “a revolution is not a dinner party.” Perhaps, but it might be a good sex show in San Francisco and some gambling in Las Vegas. A lost bag found in a Shanghai subway has produced an embarrassment for the government after it yielded receipts for everything from a $700-a-night room to frolics on Hawaii beaches as part of a trip billed as teaching the officials about “Honest and Clean Government Management.”
Obviously, Chinese officials are well-known for such junkets, but this information made it on the web before state censors and police could suppress it.
The dozens of documents and receipts in the lost bag detailed shopping sprees and sex shows on public expense.
What is interesting is that they collected receipts, indicating that the government will fully aware of such junkets. The Communist Party committee has now demanded repayment of all unapproved expenses.
Notably, the officials kept careful notes praising, for example, “The guide did a great job … including the homosexual show” in San Francisco.
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