Media Pretend China Isn't Communist

"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist." This idea has often been used in a religious or philosophical sense, but it works equally well applied to geopolitics.  The greatest trick communists ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.  The devastation wrought by communists over the last century was possible because they convinced others that they weren't true communists, lulling America into following a naïve and self-destructive policy.  Today, regarding China, the same delusion is advanced. On the one hand, the matter seems straightforward.  China is communist.  The Chinese have a Central Committee, a Politburo, and a general secretary.  China is ruled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).  The word "Communist" is right there in the name.  And yet, the mainstream media aren't so sure.  They regularly downplay the ideological nature...(Read Full Article)
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