|The Communist Party is changing the rules for Xi Jinping to rule for life|
"Xi Jinping thought" will also be added into the constitution, making any challenge against him a threat to Communist Party rule.
Originally the two-term limit was meant to prevent the cultivation of cult of personality like what happened with Mao.
|Wang Qishan may replace Li Keqiang as Premier|
Sinologists have also been discussing the possibility of Wang Qishan, Xi's right hand man in the anti-corruption campaign, to become his next Premier, replacing Li Keqiang, who has been really quiet for a few years. Maybe he and Xi didn't see eye-to-eye.
With Xi amassing so much power, one really doesn't want to mess with him.
|Social media post of Winnie the Pooh making the rounds|
"Xi Jinping is susceptible to making big mistakes because there are now almost no checks or balances. Essentially, he has become emperor for life."
Meanwhile on social media in China, there's an image of Winnie the Pooh (in a Disney cartoon reference to Xi), hugging a big honey pot.
It says: "Find the thing you love and stick with it."
Makes sense, no?