October 17, 2005

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Update: He did it in a gray suit. But, who's lamer, Koizumi or the ROK government for protesting?

With his postal privatization reform bill firmly in hand, I guess we all hoped Japan PM Koizumi would take a hint, but in 15 minutes he will visit Yasukuni Shrine. So much for the theory, that visits were taken to placate conservatives opposed to reform.

If only the Democrats had won, we could have had both a postal privatization plan and none of this nonsense.

Cross-Posted at Barbarian Envoy

posted by Infidel on 10.17.05 at 09:49 AM in the East Asia politics category.


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