30 Oct '11, 10am

Comment on Deng Xiaoping: The Man Who Took Modernity To China by Pak Idrus

Comment on Deng Xiaoping: The Man Who Took Modernity To China by Pak Idrus

There is ONLY one man China owes much to and not for him, China would not be what it is today. No, it is not Deng Xiaoping, it is Zhou En-lai. The master statesman who held China together when Mao Zedong went mad. If not for Zhou as the Premier of China in those insane years under Mao, China would have imploded and gone to the pigs (if not dogs). Secondly, If not for Zhou En-lai, China would not have modernise because Deng would have lost his head to Mao’s Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution. Mao’s Red Guards were gunning after Deng who was Zhou’s protege and since Red Guards could not touch Zhou, but they tried to go after Deng’s head. Zhou sent Deng into exile into southern China and asked him to lie real low and stay below the radar and not pop his head up. Deng took the advice. When the madness was over, Zhou got Deng out to Beijing and went about to rehabilitate...

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