So the apparent institutionalization of the Chinese authoritarian system is largely a mirage. The Communist Party has not solved the Bad Emperor problem, nor will it until it develops something like a genuine rule of law with all of the transparency and formal institutionalization that entails.Read it at The American Interest
China’s ‘Bad Emperor’ Problem
By Francis Fukuyama
Fukuyama offers perspective on the removal of Bo Xilai and the rewriting of history surrounding Mao Zedong’s rule.