The political implications of using for Xi a title so far attributed only to Mao are alarming.
Summing up: uphold Marxism, uphold the Party, uphold the Central Committee, uphold Xi Jinping.
In 13 crucial sectors, we are told what Comrade Xi plans to do. With a central theme, submitting all sectors to the Communist Party.
It is because he comes as the synthesis after Mao’s thesis and Deng’s antithesis, more than for his personal skills, that Xi Jinping is always correct, the text says.
Those who consider the “reform and opening up” of Deng as non-Marxist do not understand Marxism, the CCP says.
The document admits that Mao did make catastrophic mistakes—but Xi Jinping doesn’t.
In presenting the early history of the Communist Party, the document praises the bloody purges of the Yan’an Rectification Campaign.
The CCP perpetuates the myth that the West was responsible for the decline of China, and continues to praise the Taiping and Boxers “cults.”
Many Western media commented the key document before its text was published, based on a press release. This led to incomplete analyses.