Drawing the News: Vote-Buying Scandal Refugee

Drawing the News: Vote-Buying Scandal Refugee

The Liaoning delegation to the National People’s Congress dissolved last week with the revelation that almost half of the delegates had gotten their seats in a vote-buying scandal. While the NPC is a rubber-stamp legislature, membership offers leverage in the worlds of politics and business.

Cartoonist My Name is Police Chief (我的名字叫警长) imagines one former delegate from the northeastern province high-tailing it to his friend Two-Dog’s apartment. Two-Dog’s roommates, Police Chief and Deadfish, size up the new arrival. At first, they think the “refugee” faces famine back home. He does, in a way, just not an alimentary one:

替人民代个表1 英文

替人民代个表2 英文

替人民代个表3 英文

Read the original Chinese here, and check out more cartoons by Police Chief translated by CDT.

Translation by Nick.

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