Concerning the fall of Bo (Xilai), there’s been a great deal of rumours spread by the foreign media and on the internet. Here’s my advice for everyone. First, trust in the Party. Second, trust in the general rationality of society that has developed decades after China’s reform and opening up. Third, trust in the immense momentum China still possesses going forward. These are the words from the bottom of my heart to everyone. And the words I say to myself.
— Advice from Global Times editor Hu Xijin (胡锡进) on how to make sense of the world after the downfall of former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai