Tuesday, August 12, 2008

More Chinese Dissemulation

What is real about the Chinese Olympics (or anything else they do)?

Olympic opening uses girl’s voice, not face
One little girl had the looks. The other had the voice. So in a last-minute move demanded by one of China’s highest officials, the two were put together for the Olympic opening ceremony, with one lip-synching “Ode to the Motherland” over the other’s singing.
More questions about Chinese gymnasts' ages
Birth dates found in online documents have raised questions about the age of another Chinese gymnast -- bringing the total to three, or half the women's team expected to contend for a gold medal, who may be too young to compete in the Beijing Olympics.

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