For the “totally nonbiased!” file

This is probably the worst sentence on Wikipedia:

…Mao is regarded as one of the most important individuals in modern world history.[1] Supporters praise him for modernizing China and building it into a world power, through promoting the status of women, improving education and health care, providing universal housing and raising life expectancy.[2][3] In addition, China’s population almost doubled during the period of Mao’s leadership,[4] from around 550 to over 900 million.[3] As a result, Mao is still officially held in high regard by many Chinese as a great political strategist, military mastermind, and savior of the nation. Maoists furthermore promote his role as a theorist, statesman, poet, and visionary, who has inspired revolutionary movements across the globe.[5] In contrast, critics, including some historians, have labeled him a dictator whose administration oversaw systematic human rights abuses, and whose rule is estimated to have caused the deaths of 40–70 million people through starvation, forced labor and executions, ranking his tenure as the top incidence of democide in human history. 

 

(Bold is mine)
Yes, the man who killed MILLIONS OF PEOPLE, abused their rights, and generally was a horrible person–he may have been a dictator. Just maybe. Starving women definitely helped raise their role in society! And raised life expectancy! I mean, if you provide universal housing and health care, does it matter what else you do? According to this writer–nope!

 

 

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