CCTV FOLLIES 9.25 TELLING CHINA'S STORY WITHOUT THE XI
-In keeping with trends of the times, the leader formerly known as Xi Jinping will be referred to simply as X -Reflecting that aesthetic, there are 0 appearances of X in today's personality cult news.
X dominated the first half of the news today in what seems a concerted effort on the part of CCTV to bolster a burgeoning personality cult and reinforce Xi’s revival of Maoist politics. In respect to viewer’s time and aesthetic sensibilities, the many, many images of X in today’s news will not be shown.
However, be forewarned, that even if X is not seen, the presence of X will be felt. The force field of X is such that X leaves a trail of disruption, disturbance, excitement, frustration and so much more in its wake.
Here, then is today’s news without the X :
After enduring invasive security searches, draconian traffic controls, days of preparation, tightly choreographed staging and the indignity of waiting around for hours on end, the typical citizens of a typical town emerge from the woodwork to receive X.