Tuesday – 5/2/06

Quote of the Week   —   Posted on May 2, 2006

“We’ve always believed in China that if there is no democracy, there will be no modernization…In the future, we will, in the light of China’s own national conditions and the will of the Chinese people, continue to move ahead the political restructuring and to develop a socialist democracy.”
President Hu Jintao of China, in response to a question by a reporter during his meeting with President Bush at the White House on April 20, 2006.  The reporter had asked: “President Hu, when will China become a democracy with free elections?”