Chen Guangcheng is not a fan of Xi Jinping, says China needs “transformation,” not “reform”

The East is Read
Everyone's favorite blind lawyer activist was interviewed recently by Global Viewpoint Network editor Nathan Gardels, carried by SCMP. Chen Guangcheng talks about freedom and says a lot of reasonable -- if a bit idealistic -- things. But in addition to opining that soon-to-be Chinese president Xi Jinping won't "change as a result of the Bo Xilai affair," there's this (Gardels's longwinded question in bold):