Is Bo Xilai a Scapegoat for the CCP's Crimes?

Created: 2012-10-09 21:40 EST

Category: China > China Focus

Last week on China Focus, we talked about former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai. He was kicked out of the Communist Party on September 28, and he’ll soon be facing criminal charges. We talked about what Bo is likely to be charged with—and that some of his actual crimes will be kept hidden from the public. Now it appears that Bo is going from being protected by his allies in the Party to being made a scapegoat. What’s this about? And will it work?