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==yǐngdì | [[影帝]]==
  
[[File:wen.jpg|250px|thumb|left|''Wen Jiabao wins for “best actor.”'']]Former prime minister Wen Jiabao is often called a “movie star” in a nod to his many “[[I’m late.|performances]]” in photo opportunities with ordinary people, especially at disaster zones. His charisma and expressions of concern for the downtrodden made Wen extremely popular. However, critics perceived his words and actions as disingenuous and serving to conceal the repressive nature of the Party.
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[[File:wen.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''(source unknown)'']]Nickname for former prime minister Wen Jiabao, with a nod to his many “performances” in photo opportunities with ordinary people, especially at [[I'm late|disaster zones]]. His charisma and expressions of concern for the downtrodden made Wen extremely popular. However, critics perceived his words and actions as disingenuous, designed to conceal the repressive nature of the Party.
  
In 2010, democracy activist [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/yu-jie Yu Jie] published the book ''China’s Best Actor: Wen Jiabao'' ([https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD%E5%BD%B1%E5%B8%9D%E6%B8%A9%E5%AE%B6%E5%AE%9D 中国影帝温家宝]), more literally translated ''China’s Movie Star: Wen Jiabao''. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2010/07/police-detain-china-writer-over-upcoming-book/ Yu was detained by the police before publication] in Hong Kong. He fled to the U.S. in January 2012 under threat of being “[[buried alive]]” without a trace.
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In 2010, democracy activist [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/yu-jie Yu Jie] was detained before the publication of his book "China’s Best Actor: Wen Jiabao" (Zhōngguó yǐngdì Wēn Jiābǎo [https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD%E5%BD%B1%E5%B8%9D%E6%B8%A9%E5%AE%B6%E5%AE%9D 中国影帝温家宝]). Yu fled to the U.S. in January 2012 under threat of being “[[buried alive]].
  
After the April 2013 Sichuan earthquake, Wen’s successor, [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2013/04/sensitive-words-sichuan-earthquake-xi-jinping/ Li Keqiang], was photographed eating instant noodles in a tent and viewing the damage with local officials. Now he is China’s “movie star.”
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See also [[I’m late]].
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Latest revision as of 18:02, 19 April 2021

yǐngdì | 影帝

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Nickname for former prime minister Wen Jiabao, with a nod to his many “performances” in photo opportunities with ordinary people, especially at disaster zones. His charisma and expressions of concern for the downtrodden made Wen extremely popular. However, critics perceived his words and actions as disingenuous, designed to conceal the repressive nature of the Party.

In 2010, democracy activist Yu Jie was detained before the publication of his book "China’s Best Actor: Wen Jiabao" (Zhōngguó yǐngdì Wēn Jiābǎo 中国影帝温家宝). Yu fled to the U.S. in January 2012 under threat of being “buried alive.”

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