Contact Us

Communist People Suffer Enormous Eyesight Malady

Subscribe to 105.7 The Hawk on

Plus, they probably don’t have a “The Onion” fake news source of their own, because they believed its story that…

(let me compose myself first)…

…named North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-Un 2012′s “Sexiest Man Alive.”

I love these stories because I love humor in almost any form, but when the story about the humorous story becomes even funnier, that’s when it gets really good, don’t you think?

The People’s Daily, which is the official mouthpiece of China’s communist government, bought the story lock, stock and barrel, so let me declare that communism is not just evil, apparently it’s not too bright.

From The Onion story:

“With his devastatingly handsome, round face, his boyish charm, and his strong, sturdy frame, this Pyongyang-bred heartthrob is every woman’s dream come true. Blessed with an air of power that masks an unmistakable cute, cuddly side, Kim made this newspaper’s editorial board swoon with his impeccable fashion sense, chic short hairstyle, and, of course, that famous smile.”

An article on elaborates:

“The Onion” is on something of a roll, lately. Two months ago, an Iranian news agency picked up one of its stories reporting that rural white Americans would prefer to vote for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than vote for Mr. Obama. Once again, the sarcasm was lost in translation.

There’s something about the despotic mind-set that doesn’t process irony very well. That’s not surprising. The ability to laugh, especially at oneself, requires a realistic view of one’s own foibles.

Despots and their propaganda czars fail to “get” subversive humor because after all of the truth-tellers are thrown in jail, they have no way of appreciating how ridiculous their regimes really are. Not to worry, though, “The Onion” is glad to pick up the slack.

Yep, despots have no sense of humor, especially at their own expense.

By the way, not only did the People’s Daily quote the Onion article seriously, but they even added (I’m not making this up) their own photo collection of “sexy” poses by the guy.

I love it when that happens.

(Sadly the pictures are no longer available for us to laugh at or you can be sure I’d have posted them here).


Best of The Hawk

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Mile High Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Mile High Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.