Kishida brushes aside speculation of early snap election

By Leika Kihara

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"The only thing I can say is that I face challenges that cannot be put off, and fulfill my responsibility of explaining my decisions to the public," he said.

Getting ready for all the 'splaining he"ll have to do before an ignominious bow out once he is designated the fall guy for the LDP regressive rise in sales taxes.

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If he's outwardly denying it like this that means it'll happen during April or early May.

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Today 09:25 am JST

Wise move. Better to wait until you poll numbers get better.

Doesn't really matter about poll numbers, with elections basically being rigged in the LDP's favour.

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LDP will get 102% of votes so why to worry about results...it will be business as usual.

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One party, just different masks.

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