When construction began on the new Beijing headquarters of the People’s Daily, many scoffed at the fact that it appeared that China’s paper of record would be housed inside a giant penis.
As if literally building a giant erection over the skies of the nation’s capital wasn’t overcompensating enough, the building is reportedly being gold-plated right at this moment.
Gold. Plated. The jokes write themselves.
— Qi Chen (@qchenn) September 26, 2013