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Kishida plans to replace chief cabinet secretary Matsuno: report

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Just show us polls number.

-10 ( +9 / -19 )

LDP politicians are very corrupted.

Anyway as always nothing will change and people will keep voting them.

-5 ( +12 / -17 )

Simply a comedy of clowns.

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Some politicians may start out with high morals and ethics, but as time goes on compromises must be made. In the end, they may be beholden to various interests. So, it’s a slippery slope. Money and influence are necessary to get elected. Perhaps, it might even be required to step over a few lines to prove your loyalty.

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Vote LDP, you get LDP. Go get 'em for tax evasion.

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Escape Goat #1

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What Japan needs is a second opposition party that is such as equal in members and powers, and as seen in many so called DEMOCRACIES the ruling parties will do their best to NOT let it happen by buying the opposition or simply Eliminate them.

So what you get is a Group Dictatorship.

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William77Today  07:17 am JST

LDP politicians are very corrupted.

Anyway as always nothing will change and people will keep voting them.

No, most people won't vote for them but that's what they want. Cater to a narrow demographic in the electorate, keep their votes over-valued and all you need to do in government is keep bribing them with pork barrel spending, subsidies, tax breaks and loans they never need to pay back. That way, the majority of voters in Japan might want change and even vote for it, but they'll still never get it.

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Kishida plans to replace chief cabinet secretary Matsuno: 

good. Hopefully he replaces himself as well.

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The LDP should rename itself the Living Dead Party. Japan is being run by zombies!

-6 ( +9 / -15 )

I still can't believe how deep this cesspit goes. Without real punishment.

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shogun36Today  10:16 am JST

Kishida plans to replace chief cabinet secretary Matsuno: 

good. Hopefully he replaces himself as well.

This shows that Kishida himself is not really the problem here. It's LDP Diet members as a whole, the people buying the tickets probably knowing full well what the deal is, and the people who turn a blind eye to it all and vote for them no matter what.

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It all leads back to how the LDP came into being in the post-war era.

In a nutshell, it was dirty and corrupted from the get go, so you were never going to get good respectable governance with these guys, ever, and you probably won't be able to get rid of them being that they were installed and continue to be supported by a powerful foreign entity.

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Once you got enough pork time to leave it for the next guy.

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It's just a game of musical chairs. The difference being that they just call in old debts and favours, at the same time settling old grudges and arguments, until the next time.

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Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno resign.

For the sake of your integrity, your government, your self esteem.

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At least I hope he gets to keep his kickbacks.

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Replace him with... another member who is prone to committing scandals? It's just musical chairs at this point, and more than usual. As for this clown getting any jail time or punishment for what he did... hahaha.

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So what are voters/electorate being asked to swallow or choke on here?

The fact that Chief of Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu has been allegedly benefiting from an off the books personal political slush fund.

A rather sleazy practice that appears prevalent within LDP National Diet circles?

Where is the official oversight?

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Make everyone who gets caught receiving a bribe or kickback wear a banner on their head that shows the total amount they received.

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Whats difference if more of same pile just different pinstripes?

Systems a joke so start there.

Dont be a sucker for all the Wack-a-mole pass the Loot, dont call the cops game.

AureliusDec. 10 08:38 pm JST

Kishida is the one needs replacing

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