What happened to Hu Jintao? Everyone has an answer

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BEIJING – President Xi Jinping may have created history at the recent party congress by making a clean sweep at the top, throwing out norms and disrespecting long-held factional balance of political power.

But the only thing that anyone cares to talk about is: What happened to Mr Hu Jintao, and why was he unceremoniously, almost forcibly, taken off the stage at the closing session of the congress on Oct 22?

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