intro: A powerful, charismatic politician and his calculating wife. Their wayward playboy son. Money laundering. A coverup gone wrong. A cop on the run. And a dead British businessman in a hotel room. Murdered.
The dramatic fall of once-golden Chinese leader Bo Xilai reads like a Hollywood pitch for a political thriller, an epic one at that. The biggest scandal to hit the Chinese government is unfolding in such an operatic manner it is almost ripe for an HBO-"Boardwalk Empire"-type series....Full Story