Author: Martin Su
Date: 03-19-12 12:40
China does not need another ideological Mao-like cult-of-personality ruler. It is contrary to China's modernization and rule by technocrats. I'm glad Bo Xilai is gone.
The era of China versus the West is over. China needs to take her rightful place at the head of the international order. Stability from a cold and calculating leader like Xi Jinping is far more important and desirable than revolutionary fervor from a Bo Xilai, who could have created a lot of trouble on the politburo.
"Senior Chinese leader sacked in rare scandal
by Staff Writers
Beijing (AFP) March 15, 2012
A populist Maoist revival campaign, which included sending officials to work in the countryside, red sing-songs at state-run firms and patriotic television shows, also raised hackles."