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On China's national day, remember the sins of its leaders

High public satisfaction rates should not be a bulwark against criticism

| China
Chinese national flags fly on the street prior to the National Day in Nanjing on Sept. 28: high satisfaction rates should be a cause for alarm, not adoration.   © Imaginechina/AP

Chang Che is a freelance journalist, currently living in the United States.

Every year China takes a week off to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic.

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