Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Rotten Tree

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  comments on President ’s stated commitment to rooting out , while also targeting activists who call for the declaration of officials’ assets as a means to achieve that goal. Here Xi is depicted as a rotten tree (with corruption at the root), with a Pinocchio-style nose declaring his stated political goals. Yet when a protester approaches calling on officials to declare their assets, he or she falls into a trap.

The Rotten Tree, by Crazy Crab of for CDT:

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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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