Admitting it for all to see on his BBC blog. Very brave of him:
Past horrors and mistakes do not seem to have weakened a servile belief in the ultimate benevolence of the state and a willingness to grant it unlimited powers.
In this country, if you start to blame the system itself – and the men right at the top – you tend to get into all kinds of trouble.
Unsurprisingly though, he’s talking about China and not the USA or the United Kingdom.