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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The Onion Now a Chinese Newspaper?

Oh dear, America has lost another of its great newspapers. The Onion is now a Chinese-run newspaper. You'll notice subtle changes, such as this article: "Internet Adds 12th Website." Here is the opening of that story:

BEIJING—The World Wide Web, a device used solely for the enrichment of the nation and the advancement of lasting social stability, gained another website for the convenience of its users Monday, bringing the current number of existing Internet destinations to 12. SeedStore.com, the latest site to burst into cyberspace after taking the Public Pledge On Self-Discipline, offers users a variety of quality flower....

Oh, dear.

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