‘Onion’ Fools Chinese Newspaper

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves after watching a military parade in honour of the 100th birthday of the late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung in Pyongyang on April 15, 2012.  North North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un delivered his first ever public speech at a major military parade in Pyongyang to mark 100 years since the birth of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung.     AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

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    It’s the haircut. A Chinese Communist Party paper picked up an article published in the satirical paper The Onion that declared North Korean leader Kim Jong-un the “sexiest man alive for 2012”—and published a 55-photo slideshow showing the steaming dictator hunk looking like he’s sexy and he knows it. Nowhere does the Chinese party organ note that the Onion article is meant to be, you know, a joke. “He has that rare ability to somehow be completely adorable and completely macho at the same time,” the fatally earnest People’s Daily quotes The Onion as saying.

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