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It’s been in the Asian press for a while now (the consolidation of power), but our “news” media has been too busy covering the essential news of the day to bother with something so far away. I’m supposing that nothing new has happened with Justin Bieber, the Kardashians, or Robert Mueller, over the weekend, so they had to fill in with something. Therefore we have this suddenly new story about China (that apparently the rest of the world has been reading about for over a month – I first saw an article about the consolidation of power at least that long ago, but not in the western MSM). Anyway, here it is from that keeper of journalistic excellence, the New York Times: