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Candidates for the leadership of the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan, from left, Akira Nagatsuma, Goshi Hosono and Katsuya Okada, pose for photographers before their debate at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo on Thursday. The new leader will be elected on Jan 18 at the party's extraordinary convention. Okada wears an eye patch as he underwent a retinal detachment surgery recently.

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Where's Hatoyama and Kan?

"Captain Okada gets my vote just for his fetching eyepatch."

Arrrrrrr!

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It sounds very good. Japan can do freely but some countries can't do this at all.

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Wow! What a dynamic looking bunch.

I don't think there's much in it between them and all those grandads in the LDP, personally.

I've got this horrible feeling that Abe will be laughing himself to sleep tonight.

I doubt he'll be losing much sleep, anyway.

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Wow! What a dynamic looking bunch. I've got this horrible feeling that Abe will be laughing himself to sleep tonight.

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Okada`s plan is smart...He is the Date Masamune...He will at least win the Sendai voters

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It's like the beginning of a joke: "a pirate, a yakuza and a gay once met and shook hands.... "

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#Wakarimasen

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@Bertie

Go on, old chap. Take Japanese nationality and stand for election. I'd vote for you!

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This is why Abe and the LDP is in power.

No competition.

Someone step up to the plate, PLEASE!

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Captain Okada gets my vote just for his fetching eyepatch.

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