October 19, 2012
China Reformers Hope for a Game-Changer
Peter Lee, Asia Times
Jaded China watchers observe the fall of Chongqing's "Red Leader" Bo Xilai and see little more than the disposal of another corrupt Communist sociopath who crossed multiple red lines - not of reckless criminality, but of naked ambition, of disobedience to the Center, and of unseemly and embarrassing behavior involving foreigners - and got slapped down by the party leadership.
Score one for the Chinese Communist Party, in other words, for the efficient use of party...
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