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The best emperor-has-no-clothes moments of 2020

Even Warren Buffett went skinny dipping this year

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Xi Jinping talks by video with patients and medical workers at the Huoshenshan Hospital in Wuhan on Mar. 10: he racked up a lot of own goals.   © Xinhua/AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

"Only when the tide goes out do you discover who has been swimming naked."

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