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Prime Minister Naoto Kan, who is also leader of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), poses for photographers with a copy of his party's pledge next to a campaign poster during a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday.

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Typical Japanese. Wear the same shirt & tie in all 3 shots, but the jacket & lapel pin make it "a totally different" photo shoot pose.

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Let's Smiling! Let's Working! Let's Shopping! Let's Saving! ... Let's Scandal?

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Kan is about to face a scandal over non-payment of pension contributions.

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Lets Genki Japan! ...if I don't have a hazukashi scandal to apologize for in the next 9 months...

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If they survive this coming election, we shall see his true face ; - )

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What about the Cool Biz look?

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Manifesto...as in The Communist?

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A "genki" Japan where we give voting rights to non-Japanese nationals and ask other countries to release terrorists who have kidnapped Japanese nationals???

This is a sad parody.

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All these guys are is slogans. Kan will be just as useless as the rest.

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I think he dresses better than the last PM to say the least.

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I'm surprised they didn't pick a shot of him with rolled up sleeves...

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I wonder if his PR people had to explain to him what a smile was before the photo.

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"I think I Kan, I think I Kan, I think I Kan...."

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The "We thought we Kould, but now realize that we Kan't" backpedaling manifesto.

Back the (the reality of?) vague, amorphous, semi-promises and the world of 'Maybe' for Japanese politics.

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