In a place where most people have never even seen ballot papers, there’s always someone who’ll always say that the one-person one-vote is dangerous. The ‘good citizen certificates’ of yesteryears were the same as now. The (Japanese) devils said, “We can’t issue ‘good citizen certificates’ for everyone, or else the Eighth Route Army would penetrate.” I’m not talking about representative systems to you. I’m just telling you that the one-person one-vote is a right right. We’re not talking about one-person one-gun here. What are you so afraid of?”
-BLOGGER AND AUTHOR LI CHENGPENG ON ARGUMENTS AGAINST DEMOCRACY.
Li attempted to run as an independent candidate for a deputy position with the People’s Congress of Wuhou district in Chengdu. His candidacy was reportedly supported by the likes of Han Han and film director Feng Xiaogang.