In China, approximately one out of fifteen is a party member. When blaming the corrupt Party for China’s problems, no one exactly has their party-member family members or friends in mind. But at the end of day, what these millions of party members do determines what the Party and China looks like.
The similarities between the life stories of Bo Xila, China’s disgraced politician, and Mao, who are still seen as the country’s safeguard now, revealed some very sad facts about China’s reality after over 30 years of opening up and reform.
Chinese media are busy chanting loyalty oath to CCP after the fall of Bo Xilai, which makes “firmly support CCP Central Committee” the new internet meme. Such large scale of loyalty pledges remind many netizens of Cultural Revolution, the exact thing CCP accused Bo of.