This time last year, Bo Xilai was leading mass patriotic sing-alongs. Now the ousted Chongqing Party Secretary awaits punishment for corruption in an undisclosed location. A mysterious well-wisher in his old stomping grounds has left birthday greetings for Bo stenciled on bus schedules and handwritten on walls. More images at CDT Chinese.
“Happy birthday, Secretary Bo. May you have good health.”
“Secretary Bo, today is your birthday. The people of the Mountain City wish you well. The people of the Mountain City thank you. You have suffered for our freedom and happiness. We are forever in your debt. Where are you! We are waiting for you to return and lead us on the road to prosperity.”
“Secretary Bo, today is your birthday. How can our glorious nation just grab someone, then go digging for crimes to accuse him of in front of the whole world? What kind of nonsense is this! Give us back our secretary. He solved real problems to serve the people. The people of the Mountain City miss you!”