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Inflatable Frog Censored After
Comparisons to China´s Ex-Leader

ABC News, by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/31/2014 10:34:24 AM

BEIJING - China’s newest celebrity is a large inflatable toad floating in the middle of a Beijing pond, but mentions of the giant frog have disappeared from some of China´s news and social media sites after some netizens pointed out similarities to Jiang Zemin, China´s retired leader. The 72-foot-tall inflatable golden toad has been the center of attention at Beijing’s Yuyuantan Park this summer. Children clustered around the lake, waiting to take photos with it. A toad is a good luck sign in China, with tales of them being able to spit out gold coins. “Wealth-beckoning toad” statues have long

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/31/2014 10:39:27 AM     (No. 9947737)

ABC News buries itself in trivia while the world descends into deeper chaos.

The Diane Sawyerization of the news.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/31/2014 10:52:58 AM     (No. 9947768)

Sounds like China´s dictator is as thin skinned as ours.

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