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Komeito revamps executive lineup as chief Yamaguchi secures 7th term

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Another day, another $.

Stay healthy.

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Komeito revamps executive lineup as chief Yamaguchi secures 7th term

7th term at the helm, and it is revamp. A new meaning has to be given to the word Revamp.

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Buying his silence, born to fail or fake opposition. I don’t know which ones more fitting? Woo...

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7th term at the helm, and it is revamp. A new meaning has to be given to the word Revamp.

Revamp = Musical Chairs for Elderly Men

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Fisting.

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I love the diversity in Japanese politics

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He his the DO NOTHING politician to beat them all.

But he can bring in the Soka gakkai votes.

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=sokka+gakai&docid=608011925956527195&mid=62B8C1582CC288C18C1A62B8C1582CC288C18C1A&view=detail&FORM=VIRE

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Why does the Komeito party, who are closely aligned with Soka Gakkai religion, which is "based on the teachings of the 13th-century Japanese priest Nichiren", a partner if the LDP?

Enlighten me.

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Haha! This photo looks like these two clowns are playing janken with Japan's future!

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Ha ha ha, revamp? Love this line .....new lineup of senior executives that signaled a generation change. It's alarming that 62 is considered a generation change? Time these (youngsters) had a shot at the cash grab.

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And as always, all major decisions in Japan are made using the time honored tradition of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

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welcome to 1951.

Japan is a country where seniority is above talent and skills.

No matter how good you are but if you’re not in that elite and in a certain age you’re out of the games.

No wonder why Japan was and is a huge technological power but insignificant in world politics.

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I love countries with a cult as the second most powerful party.

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Komeito is a cult.

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Komeito is the political wing of the weird Sokka gakkai cult. Their Diet voting support has kept the LDP in power for years. You have to wonder what the quid pro quo is in this relationship.

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@obladiToday  08:00 am JST

Why does the Komeito party, who are closely aligned with Soka Gakkai religion, which is "based on the teachings of the 13th-century Japanese priest Nichiren", a partner if the LDP?

Enlighten me.

money and power.

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Komeito is the political wing of the weird Sokka gakkai cult.

No worse than other religions.

Keep all of them out of politics.

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Komeito Re'Gramp'd' more like

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Why does the Komeito party, who are closely aligned with Soka Gakkai religion, which is "based on the teachings of the 13th-century Japanese priest Nichiren", a partner if the LDP?

I guess one argument is that they help to avoid some of the more extreme actions (or non-actions) that the LDP might take. Whether that's the case of not is unclear, but since there has been no substantial opposition to the LDP since the Japan Socialist Party fell away, they may play a useful if very small role. One example I've heard of is their pushing of a law of 2019 that provided compensation of victims of forced sterilization under the earlier eugenics laws.

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Little different from the Soka Gakkai operating procedure... sham elections and lifetime appointments.

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I seem to recall hearing that Sokka Gakkai had a bit of a internal rift recently. If so, did this have anything to do with the political arm and the religious arm not being 100% in sync?

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