While the amendment would still have to go through the National People’s Congress and be ratified in March, it is expected to pass without fail considering Xi Jinping’s influence over the ruling party.
The momentous proposal to lift the two-term limit on the Chinese president appears in the People’s Daily in right-hand corner of the 2nd page, lost in a list of other, mostly minor constitutional amendments. Not mentioned on front page. Assumption that people must simply accept. pic.twitter.com/jiA3q5yfbL