Will Chinese Repression Play in Peoria?

Feb 21, 2002 Wall Street Journal Time was when Americans had to travel halfway around the world to feel the steely touch of China’s state security apparatus. No longer. In their fervor to trample any grassroots movements that might challenge their power, China’s rulers are hustling these days to share their bizarre, oppressive tactics not only with their own 1.3 billion citizens, but with folks all across America.