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PGA Tour golfer D.A. Points and caddie Kip Henley are defying the Chinese government

October 29, 2013

PGA Tour golfer D.A. Points and celebrity (celebrity?) caddie Kip Henley are succeeding where millions of Chinese activists, dissidents, and average citizens have failed.

They are tweeting from China.

Twitter.com is one of the many social media sites blocked in China, where the internet is subject to intense regulations by its government. Some citizens find a way to continue using Twitter anyway, although most stick to Weibo.com, the Chinese equivalent of the micro-blogging site.

But not Points and Henley! It seems, for the time being at least, not even a foreign totalitarian quasi-communist regime can suppress their voice.