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Fury over Western criticism of Xi’s power grab

On March 11 – the day the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s rubber-stamp parliament, approved the controversial proposal to end presidential term limits – some of the country’s main news outlets vehemently attacked “Western” criticism of the constitutional amendment. The Global Times editorialized: “Western opinion basically held that the constitutional change was China’s internal matter […]