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Conservative Party More Elitist And Undemocratic Than Communist Party Of China

by | 2nd, July 2011

THE Conservative Party should look beyond Christopher Shale’s memo on attracting new members and look East to the Chinese Communist Party of China. It has 80.3 million members. It’s 90 years young this month. Damien Ma reports:

The CCP has increasingly evolved into an elite establishment political machine, attracting the highly educated and ambitious. It is often viewed as something of a “career insurance” for newly minted college graduates. … Having spoken to some students over the years, I never got the impression that they were signing up for any ideologically driven purpose. To them, it felt more along the lines of entering into the realm of one of those exclusive and elite clubs at an Ivy League university.

There are 1,331,460,000 Chinese in China. This means that just over 6 per cent of all Chinese are members of the Party. The UK’s population is at 61,838,154. There are an estimated 25,000 Tory Party members – that ‘s 0.04% of the population.

The Tories are the party of the Establishment in a big democracy where millions of people can’t be bothered to vote. Unlike those totalitarian One Party Chinese, the Establishment in the UK is very small, very self-serving and very elite…



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