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Fake photo fallout: Chinese officials embrace social media to explain mixup
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Posted on 06/30/2011 2:16:35 PM PDT by nuconvert

One of the worst doctored photographs in Internet history? That's the emerging verdict on a clumsily altered photo of bureacrats in the sleepy county of Huili, in southwest China's Sichuan province. In an ill-fated PR stunt, the trio of area government officials are shown appearing to float over the surface of a road, casting nary a shadow in a bid to promote a local road construction project.

"The saga began on Monday when Huili's website published a picture showing, according to the accompanying story, three local officials inspecting a newly completed road construction project this month," the Guardian's Peter Walker reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: china; commietrick; communismkills; fakephotos; fauxtography; pravdamedia; stalinisttactics; thislooksshooped; waronerror

1 posted on 06/30/2011 2:16:39 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

we can save a lot of taxdollars if Obama would fake his many many photo-ops and trips abroad.


2 posted on 06/30/2011 2:27:23 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: nuconvert

Stay out of the road if you want to grow old.


3 posted on 06/30/2011 2:38:32 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: nuconvert
Ha! It's pretty bad all right!


4 posted on 06/30/2011 2:40:11 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: JennysCool

More: http://www.zonaeuropa.com/20110629_1.htm


5 posted on 06/30/2011 2:46:29 PM PDT by bvw
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To: bvw

Wow! Some hilarious stuff!

Thanks!!!


6 posted on 06/30/2011 3:06:33 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: nuconvert

Obviously done by the same inept crew that prepared Obama’s COLB.


7 posted on 06/30/2011 3:10:34 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: nuconvert
Now, that's funny stuff.

Someone just needs more practice with his pirated version of Photoshop.

8 posted on 06/30/2011 3:19:51 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: JennysCool

Now all we need is a creative FReeper who can photoshop this pic (maybe insert the Heineken looter, or even “shovel-ready” Baraq).


9 posted on 06/30/2011 3:31:52 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Great song, great album.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

10 posted on 06/30/2011 3:51:55 PM PDT by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? http://www.bigdawgmusicmafia.com)
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To: nuconvert

Confucius say: Man who appears to float on new highway knows it is his asphalt.


11 posted on 06/30/2011 3:55:19 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: nuconvert
one good fake deserves another...


12 posted on 06/30/2011 4:16:47 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (Because he was the son you bore, And gave to that wind blowing and that tide!)
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To: frankenMonkey

Where’s the beer guy?


13 posted on 06/30/2011 4:19:54 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

sorry, it’s beer time for real here in colorado.
duty calls.

ah beer. nectar of the gods...


14 posted on 06/30/2011 4:22:03 PM PDT by frankenMonkey (Because he was the son you bore, And gave to that wind blowing and that tide!)
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To: GeronL

The funny thing is, they actually did visit the road. Apparently the photographer decided he needed a better pic...


15 posted on 06/30/2011 6:32:52 PM PDT by linear (Life is too short to worry about those unmarked black helicopters hovering over your house...)
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To: linear

wow. They were really there? hahaha


16 posted on 06/30/2011 6:46:43 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: nuconvert; dead; Roscoe Karns; JoeProBono; Daffynition

PING for the masters...


17 posted on 07/01/2011 4:45:14 AM PDT by JRios1968 (I'm guttery and trashy, with a hint of lemon. - Laz)
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To: nuconvert

18 posted on 07/01/2011 7:02:01 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: dead

LoL


19 posted on 07/01/2011 7:50:05 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert
I like this one from the site:


20 posted on 07/02/2011 7:15:28 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; Revolting cat!; Daffynition; Joe 6-pack

This looks like they used Photo Chop.

21 posted on 07/04/2011 10:53:12 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask Barack Obama this election if he believes Jesus Christ rose from the dead and walked among men.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Defined: Embracing social media
22 posted on 07/04/2011 11:02:42 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: GeronL; Revolting cat!
we can save a lot of taxdollars if Obama would fake his many many photo-ops and trips abroad.

China found a way to save on their moon voyage.


23 posted on 07/04/2011 11:13:03 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask Barack Obama this election if he believes Jesus Christ rose from the dead and walked among men.)
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To: dead

24 posted on 07/04/2011 11:14:04 AM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: a fool in paradise

Moon is more of a Korean name isn’t it?


25 posted on 07/04/2011 2:07:18 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: dead

Damn that's good work, man!

26 posted on 07/12/2011 7:00:40 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand ("America will cease to be great when America ceases to be good." -- Welcome to deToqueville.)
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To: dead

Wow. You are a master.


27 posted on 07/12/2011 7:16:30 PM PDT by PA Engineer (SP/AW12: Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: dead
That's hilarious. I actually Laughed Out Loud!
28 posted on 07/12/2011 7:22:26 PM PDT by alicewonders
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To: dead
Photobucket
29 posted on 07/12/2011 7:54:33 PM PDT by lonevoice (Life is short. Make fun of it.)
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