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China: Opening ceremony deceptions continue to disappoint

This is starting to get a bit brutal; news today that the children seen in the harmonious 56 ethnic minorities—China's version of a multicultural policy—portion of the Olympics opening ceremony were actually all Han. Writes Twitter user @FrankYu: “China's Opn Cer. is facing a loss of credibility on the scale of the Wizard of Oz.”

26 comments

  • Kai

    LOL! I KNEW THEY ALL LOOKED HAN!

    Anyway, still not very important, but maybe just to me. I do think its lazy to not actually find 56 minority children to make it a real symbolic gesture but eh…

  • SUPPORT_CHINA

    Kai, they all looked Han except you (an alien)

  • SUPPORT_CHINA

    Kennedy is son of a Bitch!

  • Rui

    Deception? Ouch. You are indeed one vulnerable soul. What about all those Hollywood movies that used doubles? Cry me a river, Ken.

  • MuLan

    Ken is a child of deception

  • Ben

    Deception is a fact of life. A posted comment is a reflection of one’s cultural background and personal education.

  • Elizabethanne

    Cry me a river alright. And I am 16 years old. Deception is the name of their Games. So be it.

  • MuLan

    China should have let JK wear american uniforms and then parade with those ethnic kids ;-)

    That would have been a fun to watch.

  • Joshua

    Face it China is all about control and pulling the wool over not only it’s own people’s eyes but the worlds. \Free Tibet\. China has 1.3 billion people and their all victims of a control obsessed dictator that allows himself to indulge in the rest of the worlds freedoms and pleasures. He loves Hollywood movies!!!!!

  • MuLan

    I am 21, and many people say I look 16 which is annoying sometimes, but I feel great 99% of the time.

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