"The Chinese state media are now in overdrive to portray Bo and Gu as an out-of-control, power-mad couple brought back within the rule of law by the wise, all-seeing party. The rest of the world seems ready to play along...But this episode is much more important than an over-mighty politician being squashed by the communist machine. What too few people recognise is the Communist party's colossal legitimacy crisis. The battle between Bo and the leadership is about much more than the way he acquired the personal fortune that allowed him to educate his children at top British public schools. It is about finding an answer to the legitimacy question. .." read more:
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