China's Xi Jinping subjected his fellow attendees (all 2300) of the Communist Party congress to a three hour speech, in which he extolled the virtues of his administration during his first term.
Author and Daily Beast columnist Gordon Chang joined Jack & Joe to talk about his take-aways from the speech.
Mr. Chang said that Xi's tenure is described from within China as one that embraced a robust anti-corruption effort. But in truth, Xi's first term as China's leader can be best thought of for it's Maoist-like purge of voices in opposition to his leadership.
Listen below to better understand what's important about Xi's speech.