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Olympic delay may not be all bad news for Abe

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By Hiroshi HIYAMA

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This guy is going to be PM for another 10 years, if he had his own way.

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Another article fawning over him?

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If the outbreak can be contained, Abe may find himself with enough support to continue his tenure past September 2021

An awfully big assumption given the news of the past couple of days.

If Japan gets hit bad by this because of the government ‘s apparent policy of throttling testing to create the appearance of normalcy for Abe’s Olympic pet project, then he needs to go.

Actually even if that doesn’t happen he needs to go, but anyway.

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This guy is going to be PM for another 10 years, if he had his own way.

If he keeps up the good work, why not?

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Seriously who the **** cares if it is good for him or not!!!! Can one be anymore self centered? Everyone is more worried about not dying for this Wuhun Virus. Yes I said it.......The WUHUN VIRUS

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Need to change the PM. Enough of Abe. Can the opposition parties find an electable candidate and unite behind him/her?

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The Prime Minister has been caught out in one of the biggest lies of his ineffectual career.

How can he be trusted to tell the truth?

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CaliboyToday  02:55 pm JST

"This guy is going to be PM for another 10 years, if he had his own way."

If he keeps up the good work, why not?

What good work would that be? Abe seems to have quite a knack for survival, but it's been of little benefit to anyone.

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the problem with japan's 'democracy' is that not enough people give enough of a toss to vote the guy out if they don't like him/his policies. 'ma iiya' 'shaanai'

at least in the likes of aus and US, unpopular parties are usually* voted out at the next election (fingers crossed trump will too)...

*though not always

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unpopular parties are usually* voted out at the next election

Boy does this comment speak a thousand words. A nice example of the TeeVee smartphone times. Popularity is for high school kids, leftists and their MSM talking heads, not effective or ineffective leaders. I can’t predict if Trump will survive this, but I can say that Biden is the worst choice and boosts Trumps chances. As I’ve always said, the Dems seem to LOVE shooting themselves in the foot.

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