Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Bo Xilai in Dreamland

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  depicts the upcoming trial of disgraced Chongqing Party Chief Bo Xilai, who has recently been charged with embezzlement, bribery and abuse of power. In this rendering, the judge, jury and defendant (complete with muzzle) are all . The clown held up by the judge declares his guilt, revealing the trial as a farce. According to Crazy Crab, in China today, any government official could find himself meeting the same fate as . The title is a reference to the Xi Jinping administration’s official slogan “Chinese Dream.”

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Read more about Hexie Farm’s CDT series, including a Q&A with the anonymous cartoonist, and see all cartoons so far in the series.

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July 28, 2013 8:19 PM
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