China's Next Leader Vanishes

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•37 Sep 11, 2012

The Chinese government has failed to explain why Xi Jinping, widely presumed to be named the country’s new president in a few weeks, has not been seen in public for the past 10 days, leading to widespread speculation over his whereabouts and health. What do you think?

  • “Maybe he just needed some Xi time.” ”

    Val Donoho –
    Hairpiece Stylist

  • “Can’t a guy hit Six Flags Wuhan for a few days without everyone getting on his case?”

    Nelson Shipp –
    Asphalt Heater Tender

  • “No big deal. They can just have an election.” ”

    Kitty Kositchek –
    Unemployed