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Co-leader of the Japan Restoration Party Shintaro Ishihara delivers a speech during a campaign for upper house elections in Tokyo on Saturday.

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Old Ishihara is still with us?? Well, maybe he needs to stay alive long enough to help Hashimoto kun learn when to shut up??

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This crusty old thing is starting to smell.

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I truly thought he was eating an ice cream cone

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If he was too old to campaign properly for the Tokyo elections, as he admitted himself, I have no idea what good he thinks he'll be able to do this time around. Best place for him is a nursing home.

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I thought he died

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man when will Japanese people learn that Japan needs leadership with young fresh thinking minds that arnt afraid to change, not these decaying senile recalcitrant geriatric`s

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He looks like an old, partially confused, retired guy eating an ice cream cone.

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He's dead, but someone forgot to tell him!

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Ishihara is the face of the ugly Japanese denials/revisions of history. It is truly disappointing he still has enough support to even consider running in the election.

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I had the most unfortunate experience yesterday to be walking past when he was talking. It was at the Ginza 4-chome intersection. The good news is that there were very few people stopping to listen. Most people there have more important things to do, like shopping.

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I too thought it was an ice-cream when I saw the photo. I'll buy him an ice-cream if it shuts him up for a few minutes.

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@Elbuda Mexicano, I don't think him sticking around to teach Hashimoto when to shut up would help. He himself clearly also doesn't know when to shut up. Their whole party needs to be silenced.

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Hopefully, the more you and Hashimoto talk, the less more people will want to have anything to do with you never mind vote for you or your party.

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I thought The Walking Dead was finished until October?

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I get weak bowels every time I see his face.... Why is he eating an vanilla ice cream cone ?

He's soooooo cool - not.

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"Suckers - I mean, 'people' - of Japan, I am once again running for office. Please lend me your money...erm, and support...for this effort."

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I thought it was Naoto Kan

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