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Pig polling

And who says public opinion doesn’t matter in China?

The Chinese's favorite animal..

The Chinese's favorite animal..

A pig that survived 36 days buried in the rubble of May’s massive Sichuan earthquake has been voted China’s favourite animal, but the attention has made him fat, lazy and bad-tempered, state media said.

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Now it has been voted top of an online poll of animals “who moved China” this year, the weekend edition of the China Daily said.

With the election over, I think we need to get Nate Silver tracking the daily favorite animal poll here in the U.S. of A.

(image from flickr user fxp under a Creative Commons license)

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December 21, 2008 - Posted by | China, Humor | , ,

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