China’s Amazing Floating Officials

This photo of public officials in Huili County, Sichuan, China, posted on the county’s website, caught the eye of many Chinese netizens:

In a country where pirated versions of Photoshop are owned by practically anyone that has a computer, both the shabby attempt to deceive and the shoddy workmanship of the Photoshop artist met with immediate public scorn. The photo was quickly withdrawn. However, it had already been downloaded by many people and the damage was done. Chinese netizens with actual Photoshop ability are now using the photo for their own projects. Here are some examples:

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