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A woman walks past candidate posters including current Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike for Sunday's Tokyo gubernatorial election, on Thursday.

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OMFG.....There are some real nutters running for office.

Campaign poster #21: Masayuki Hiratsuka -"Corona is just a cold"

This guy is a Trumpian level loser and very dangerous if he's spreading those lies.

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Campaign poster #21: Masayuki Hiratsuka -"Corona is just a cold"

This guy is a Trumpian level loser and very dangerous if he's spreading those lies.

Nah. They runs out of space for the next sentence which is 'But if you are old or infirm then you are likely to die if you catch it.'

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Not sure if writing CORONA really big next to your face is the best way to get votes

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I'm not sure if this just applies to me, but many of my relatives and friends around me just have no interest in politics and do not do their research.... hence why we have someone like Abe running the country for so long.

It also doesn't help that there's no outstanding candidate...

One thing I'd like to see is all the old geezers with their traditional mindset go...

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Koike will win

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hence why we have someone like Abe running the country for so long.

Its all about name value. Long time incumbents will always have an advantage over challengers because people tend to pick people they recognize. They could be absolute crap but if the know the name, they will most likely pick them over a nobody who may have good policies. This is how the LDP stays in power, and how the former governor Ishihara got into office (celebrity brother's coat tails)

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I think with that poster, #21 already lost the election, IMO.

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Unfortunately that rat Koike will win, as was planned from the start. The guy who said corona is just a cold would definitely get my vote

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I think with that poster, #21 already lost the election, IMO.

of coooooourse! I don't care if your politics are right or left winged, you have got to be a complete moron to believe that covid19 is "just a cold" and run for office on that policy! This guy is not just stupid, he's a special kind of dangerous stupid who should never hold any office anywhere!

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21: "Corona is Just a Cold: I am the REAL disease! Vote for me!"
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With the magic touch of photoshop, all candidates looks fresh and younger.

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I don't live in Tokyo but I'd vote for Nanami (she's kinda cute) or the 'Corona is a just a cold guy', we obviously think alike.

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