Chief Editor Hu Xijin holding a copy of “Horrid Servile Shit Times” (坏俅屎报 Huàiqiú Shǐbào). (Rebel Pepper)
混球屎报 (Hùnqiú Shǐbào): Muddled Shit Times
A pejorative play on “Global Times” (环球时报 Huánqiú Shíbào), the name of a daily Chinese newspaper produced under the auspices of the state-run People’s Daily.
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