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China Paper Bites on Onion Gag (Wired.com)
First off, yes this is late. Very late. This happened in early June- but this is the first time I ran across it and I thought most of y’all might like the little laugh that it would give you. We all know and love The Onion for it’s news-parodies. One Bejing newspaper didn’t understand the concept of a parody.
The newspaper published a story that was based on The Onion’s story of Congress threatening to leave if a new Capitol isn’t built. The parody was designed to mock new great American institutions: baseball and Congress but the 1.25 million readers of the Beijing Evening News are waiting to see if Congress will in fact leave D.C. for a community more willing to support them.
What’s next? Will they reprint the story about how Former President Carter is going to be tried for peace crimes? Only time will tell…

By Brandon Kraft

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