CCP Central Committee Mislays Mandate of Heaven

Monday, November 5, 2012
The Mandate of Heaven

BEIJING — With only two weeks to go until a major leadership transition amid a downturn in the economy, the expulsion of populist politician Bo Xilai and ongoing public crises of confidence in its continued ability to govern, the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee sheepishly announced to reporters Tuesday that it has no idea where it has left the Mandate of Heaven, the document which has been the sole guarantor of state power in China since the Warring States period.

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