Now one way to tell good journalism from bad journalism is this: bad journalism leaves you with unanswered questions at the end of the piece, but good journalism gives you insights that you weren't expecting. With this in mind, consider the following
"Let a thousand flowers bloom" is of course an infamous quote from Mao Zsedong.
This is a place where a thousand flowers bloom
Now I'm sure that it wasn't Dean Koh's intention, when he set forth to justify the harassment of a Yale alumni on behalf of someone convicted of conspiring with mass murderers, to set himself on the side of one of history's worst mass murderers.
But the YDN reporter put him on the spot and he revealed more perhaps than he intended to.