Chinese pop musician Gao Xiaosong, shown on a computer screen in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, speaks in his online talk show posted on the popular video-sharing site Youku.com.

 

              Chinese pop musician Gao Xiaosong, shown on a computer screen in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, speaks in his online talk show posted on the popular video-sharing site Youku.com.
Chinese pop musician Gao Xiaosong, shown on a computer screen in Beijing, China, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, speaks in his online talk show posted on the popular video-sharing site Youku.com. Gao, known for his syrupy ballads, delved into the hot topic of the U.S. presidential elections. Chinese have long been fascinated with U.S. presidential elections, but interest is particularly high this year because Americans are voting at the same time Beijing is going through its own political transition. (AP Photo)