Misbehavior by Lower Officials

Culture, Politics

It is, however, a standard tactic of the people at the top in China to attribute the ordeals of the populace to misbehavior by lower officials and to put out the message that here at the top we hear you, and sympathize; don’t worry that there is anything wrong with our system as a whole.”

Does This Writer Deserve the Prize? by Perry Link | The New York Review of Books