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'''官二代 (guān èr dài): second generation official'''
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[[File:Example.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Bo Guagua, son of former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai, is a prime example of a second generation official. (Source: [http://thatsmetro.com thatsmetro.com])'']]Children of officials, also known as [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2007/10/who-are-chinas-princelings/ princelings] or members of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_Prince_Party Crown Prince Party].
 
[[File:Example.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Bo Guagua, son of former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai, is a prime example of a second generation official. (Source: [http://thatsmetro.com thatsmetro.com])'']]Children of officials, also known as [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2007/10/who-are-chinas-princelings/ princelings] or members of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_Prince_Party Crown Prince Party].
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See also [[rich second generation]].
 
See also [[rich second generation]].
  
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Latest revision as of 18:46, 11 March 2016

guān èr dài 官二代

Bo Guagua, son of former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai, is a prime example of a second generation official. (Source: thatsmetro.com)
Children of officials, also known as princelings or members of the Crown Prince Party.

Just as families hand down wealth from generation to generation, they also pass down the keys to political power. Bo Guagua, the son of former Chongqing Party Committee Secretary Bo Xilai, epitomizes all that ordinary people disdain about this generation. The younger Bo attended the British public school Harrow, then went on to Oxford, where he threw extravagant parties and arranged for lectures from the likes of Jackie Chan. After his father fell afoul of the Party in spring 2012, Bo Guagua’s lavish lifestyle came under close scrutiny by netizens.

On Sina Weibo, one user criticized China's princelings and the country’s rich second generation for their lack of work ethic and sensibility:

Majinghaoshuokuaiji (@马靖昊说会计): In addition to being born a second generation official and in the rich second generation, those guys have no clue how to work hard and act with diligence. They are simply too insensible. They are destined to become losers!
那些不是出身官二代、富二代,并且还不知道刻苦努力的家伙,真是太不懂事了,注定成为屌丝一族啊![Chinese]

See also rich second generation.