[See NewsBusters for more.] Using the brutal force of a communist dictatorship is, apparently, a pretty easy way to get things accomplished. It’s also something that CBS This Morning journalist Tony Dokoupil appears to be okay with. On Wednesday, the co-host cheered a new decree by communist China that bans minors under 18 from playing video games, except on weekends. NBC wondered if such a dictate “could it help your kids unplug?” On the Today show, Tuesday, co-host Hoda Kotb introduced the Chinese crackdown on video games by wondering if it could work here: “One nation's strict new rule to break kids from their video game addiction. Could it help your kids unplug?”
NBC Wonders If Commie China Video Game Crackdown 'Could Help Your Kids?'