芮成钢，曾任中央电视台英语国际频道主播, 主持过《中国投资指南》(CCTV News),《环球了望》 (World Wide Watch),《财经新闻 》 (Financial Report)等栏目。曾对数百名国际商业界、经济学术界及政界的领袖人物进行过专访，包括澳大利亚总理陆克文、克林顿、比尔盖茨、巴菲特等，这篇是他自己写的一篇英文博客，内容主要是关于他信垮台的时事，用词语句流畅地道，非常值得大家学习。（注：中文翻译部分来自芮成钢自己，部分由小编补充。）
Take a good look at this guy, and take a guess who's he related to. His father is the subject of all headline news today. The name is Shinawatra, the only son of the Thai Prime Minister, or should I say, former or outgoing PM?
注释：subject - 对象；the subject of one's affection: 爱慕的对象
One might say he's a trouble maker for the family but he became a billionaire when the father transferred all family fortune before assuming office. He's an excellent photographer in his own right and I even went to his photo exhibition in Beijing in 2004.
注释：in one's own right - 依靠自身的能力
Who would have thought back then, that Shinawatra would end up like this? I couldn't help wondering what Thailand is like now, through his lens
? What's his father like now in his eyes?
For all journalists, today is a big day, for many of them to prove how capable and efficient they are. Being an anchorman or newsman is a lot like being a pilot. Most of the time, it's business as usual, you almost think there's an auto pilot button that you can press and things will go smoothly by themselves. The only reason there have to be pilots in the cockpit
is for emergency situations. For us, it's breaking news. It's breaking news that singles out good news people from mediocre
Am sad to know about the coup
but also, my journalistic instincts/habits led me to probe
further. As an interviewer, I've had the privilege to get really close with some of the world's most powerful and influential leaders, and even interact with them in front of the camera. Therefore, when we watch news like that, it's not as distant as it might seems to people of other professions. It's like something happening around you, to someone you know well, you met. It just makes me feel particularly sad when somethings bad happens to them.
The Japanese people also had a new PM to be today. He's only 52 years young and is still a mystery to many. Koizumi was the first Japanes policitian to turn politics into a show. Would Abe Shinzo capable of the same? Would his diplomacy be better? Would he handle sensitive issues with honesty, wisdom and statesmanship
What a day, someone's forced down, someone's about to step up. All on this part of the world where we Asians call home.
注释：someone's forced down, someone's about to step up - 结构对应、简洁有力的一个句子，写作中可以借鉴
Much remains to be seen.