Wow. I guess they really are like the 20th century progressives. Thomas Friedman writes in the Times today
One-party autocracy certainly has its drawbacks. But when it is led by a reasonably enlightened group of people, as China is today, it can also have great advantages. That one party can just impose the politically difficult but critically important policies needed to move a society forward in the 21st century.
I can’t believe he actually published that. I know some of them think this way but to say it out loud and admit it means that they don’t think its all that extreme a point of view.