Professional blogger Margot King, Corsi Nation China Connection, argues that China "is not dominated by the President as perceived by many in the West. Rather, it is controlled by Jiang Zemin and his close political associates in the Shanghai Clique."
Any study on the Chinese powerhouse needs to focus on the political-economic structure within China. In fact, former president of Jiang Zemin has recently been the dominant power behind the scene.This phenomenon in Chinese politics is not well understood both in China and the West. Recognition of China's true political situation has been hampered by the active suppression of information and its replacement by official narratives.