Исцеление Тайваня

БАНГКОК. На прошлой неделе тайваньский суд приговорил Чэнь Шуйбяня, президента Тайваня с 2000 по 2008 год, к пожизненному заключению за коррупцию.

Чэня поймали на краже миллионов долларов государственных средств. Он действовал не один. Его жена (которую также приговорили к пожизненному заключению), дети и другие родственники – все помогали прятать украденную добычу на подконтрольных счетах. Бывшая первая семья Тайваня оказалась логовом обычных воров.

Чэнь и его правящая Прогрессивная демократическая партия скрывали свои личные и местнические финансовые интересы за патриотической маской обеспечения выживания демократического китайского общества в независимом Тайване. Годами Чэня считали храбрым Давидом, борющимся с коммунистическим Голиафом, что привлекало много поклонников со всего мира (в том числе и меня в определенный момент).

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