April 20, 2012

In Bo Xilai scandal, China’s national leaders fear their undoing

On the day the Chinese Communist Party announced that Bo Xilai had been removed from all his party posts and that his wife, Gu Kailai, was suspected in the murder of a British businessman, a mob of at least 10,000 people took over the streets of sprawling Chongqing’s distant districts. It was timely remind of the peril the Communist Party confronts.

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