NBC Wonders If Commie China Video Game Crackdown 'Could Help Your Kids?'

Scott Whitlock | September 1, 2021
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[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?”