fredag 4. mars 2016

In Xi Jinping’s Tears, a Message for China’s People

It’s all right to cry, even when you’re the leader of the world’s most populous nation. That was one message in an online report on Wednesday carried by several Communist Party and state media outlets that described a handful of known times when President Xi Jinping of China had shed tears. The story didn’t portray Mr. Xi as weepy — with just four documented cries since the 1960s, he’s no John Boehner, the former House speaker. Rather it sought to show him as someone who feels deeply about family, friends, average citizens and model officials. Read more