Saturday, August 11, 2012

Bo Xilai

"the figure at the center of the drama whose fall from grace earlier this year plunged into disarray the party's plans for a smooth reshuffle of is top leaders"

"the elephant in the room that this entire press release is dancing around—they clearly don't want to imply his culpability in this"

former party chief of Chongqin and until recently a leading candidate for promotion
once seen as a high-flyer tipped for top office
ousted Politburo member

above the law?

"China’s leaders have also tried to ring-fence the scandal, presenting it as the solitary case of an errant senior official."


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