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By MEGHAN DAUM By MEGHAN DAUM CHINA NEVER has been known for its stellar policies on little girls. But last week, its female trouble in Beijing was especially vexing.
By Paul Farhi The Washington Post The first scandal of the Beijing Olympics is in, and the loser, apparently, is China.
By GAIL COLLINS DID YOU realize the Chinese Communist Party was that much into cute? The world knows now that the adorable little girl we saw warbling "Ode to the Motherland" at the Olympics opening ceremony was not really singing. She was a Potemkin performer.
On Wednesday, bloggers all over the Internet scorned Chinaâ€™s decision at the Olympic opening ceremony to replace a young female singer with crooked teeth with a pretty, lip-synching girl.
By Cara Anna BEIJING - One little girl had the looks. The other had the voice. So in a last-minute move demanded by one of China's highest officials, the two were put together for the Olympic opening ceremony, with one lip-synching "Ode to the Motherland" over the other's singing.
By Jim Yardley Huang Yuanxi contributed research.
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