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Are Dynastic Politics Making a Comeback in East Asia?

Categories: East Asia, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Citizen Media, Politics

First, Kin Jong-un took over North Korea after the death of his father. Then, Xi Jinping, the son of a communist politician veteran Xi Zhongxun, was announced the new leader of China. Last week, Park Guen-hye, daughter of South Korea‚Äôs longest-ruling dictator Park Chuang-Hee, was elected the new president.Chinese netizens wonder if dynastic politics are making a comeback in East Asia. Offbeat China [1] has a detailed analysis based on Chinese web users’ comments.