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Approval rate for Abe's cabinet at 39%; lowest in 2 years: poll

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Get rid of that worthless piece of trailer park trash prime minister

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If you focus on facts and not fear mongering. If you focus on reality instead of what if this happened, what if that happened.... If you look the at numbers, the facts, Japan succeeded!

For all the fear mongering, Abe bashing, the government failed comments, again... If you look at facts and the numbers Japan succeeded!

Do some research, learn some facts, compare the numbers with other countries instead of just fake news propaganda and you'll have a better answer to what's going on with Japan coronavirus real numbers.

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Yah just put up a "poll" on him May 24th. Is another one a week later really necessary?

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My wife and I are still amazed that 39% even supports him. I guess those supporters look at the alternative and go, "meh, what's worse?"

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For all the fear mongering, Abe bashing, the government failed comments, again... If you look at facts and the numbers Japan succeeded!

Do you always call the game at half-time?

5 ( +12 / -7 )

It's pretty sad when the best massaged numbers can't hit 50%.

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His two masks arrived yesterday, too small for me. And today we'll post the form to claim the Supplementary Benefit.

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"While 81.2 percent of respondents said they found the pace of the government's economic assistance was slow, including cash handouts of 100,000 yen ($927) to residents, only 12.5 percent thought the aid came quickly."

Aomori-ken here. As of right now, no masks. No checks.

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aomorisamuraiToday  07:39 am JST

Aomori-ken here. As of right now, no masks. No checks.

Kanagawa-ken here. As of right now, no masks. No checks.

17 ( +17 / -0 )

Neither the masks nor the form for the cash handout arrived yet. It’s a miracle Abe’s approval rating hasn’t plunged to a near zero.

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@AlexBecu. What numbers are you referring to? The numbers that have been manipulated because of a severe lack of testing, or the numbers around the money that he spent on his masks that still haven't reached everyone because of QC issues? Perhaps the numbers regarding the amount of money that will be lost because of the olympics that should never have come to Japan in the first place. Yes, that's right, Japan had over 100,000 displaced citizens due to the meltdown when Abe sold his cool Japan to the IOC. There is no success story despite how much the LDP and Abe would like to tout because this is still a situation in play, and if he doesn't get his act together the "successful" numbers could blow up in his tiny mask protected face.

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Whatever this might indicate (or not) .....

.... with the oh so patient Japanese voters there won't be any change.

At least not as long as the opposition can't come up with anyone better.

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Ehime (at least our area):

No masks no checks!

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Oddly, ours masks (chuckles mockingly) and our form for “da” cash came on the same day, yesterday. I got my check from the US more than a week ago.

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Ishikawa Ken Abeの金 applied last week. ありがとうございます。 Abe no mask still waiting on that one. Probably will come by お正月,

Lets see what the true out come of this will be in the coming months.

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The legacy he leaves is corruption, disappearing tax dollars and a series of pledges, urges, promises that came to naught. Actually when I think about it my grandchildren will have to fix, pay for these peoples obstinance. So there is a legacy after all. Just one that has no happy ending.

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And what kind of rigged poll is that?

Abe no mask and empty apologies are what he's done.

He's not the only politician who's guilty, but is a big one.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

This poll must have been conducted in Abeland where everything is rainbows and lollipops magical unicorns....

8 ( +8 / -0 )

The Abe administrations response to COVID19 has been poor. But it is the same for every country because no one has had to face a crisis of this nature that forces a balance between deaths and medical infrastructure with the economic lifeline.

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The Abe administrations response to COVID19 has been poor. But it is the same for every country because no one has had to face a crisis of this nature that forces a balance between deaths and medical infrastructure with the economic lifeline.

The leaders of some countries have seen their approval ratings increase based on their responses to Covid-19.

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He is worthless but any challenger? No challenger within the LDP and outside of it. Stuck with PM Abe.

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What numbers are you referring to? The numbers that have been manipulated because of a severe lack of testing, or the numbers around the money that he spent on his masks that still haven't reached everyone because of QC issues? Perhaps the numbers regarding the amount of money that will be lost because of the olympics that should never have come to Japan in the first place. Yes, that's right, Japan had over 100,000 displaced citizens due to the meltdown when Abe sold his cool Japan to the IOC. There is no success story despite how much the LDP and Abe would like to tout because this is still a situation in play, and if he doesn't get his act together the "successful" numbers could blow up in his tiny mask protected face.

YES. YES. A billion times YES!!!

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The approval rating from this household is at a whopping ZERO %. Who cares if his approval rating over all is at 39%? Individually, my guess is Abe san is a ZERO across many households and being at ZERO % in any given household shows that Abe san is regarded as a worthless un-skilled politician.

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AlexBecuToday  07:14 am JST

If you focus on facts and not fear mongering. If you focus on reality instead of what if this happened, what if that happened.... If you look the at numbers, the facts, Japan succeeded!

For all the fear mongering, Abe bashing, the government failed comments, again... If you look at facts and the numbers Japan succeeded!

Do some research, learn some facts, compare the numbers with other countries instead of just fake news propaganda and you'll have a better answer to what's going on with Japan coronavirus real numbers.

You're really not very good at extrapolating data, are you?

Abe's ratings are lower because people know when they're having the wool pulled over their eyes.

Japan has a 5.8 % infection rate for the number of tests carried out. That's pretty much comparable to countries such as Italy, and far higher than, say for example, Russia.

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Why bother polling? There's no valid opposition that could take power, even if his approval rating were in single digits. Invalid CSRF

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I am really surprised it's that high! 39% of the people actually APPROVE of him and his cabinet?

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But support for Abe's Liberal Democratic Party remained the highest at 37.4 percent, with the opposition Japan Innovation Party staying in second place at 7.3 percent despite dropping 1.4 points from the previous survey.

The powerful spell is still on.

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Klausdorth

Whatever this might indicate (or not) .....

.... with the oh so patient Japanese voters there won't be any change.

At least not as long as the opposition can't come up with anyone better.

So far as the populace continue to be under the influence of the spell the opposition can't be blamed. It obvious that even a well programmed set of robots will do better than the bureaucrat controlled LDP.

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If abe keeps on following trumpet, his rating might sink to 0.

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He hasn't made a public appearance for years, Akihabora was the last time and the crowd told him what they thought, it wast nice.

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Since when have approval ratings meant anything to the one-party government in control here...

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0rei0Today  11:00 am JST

Japan has a 5.8 % infection rate for the number of tests carried out. That's pretty much comparable to countries such as Italy, and far higher than, say for example, Russia.

Very misleading. Japan is nowhere near Italy or Russia in terms of "cases per population". Which is the correct way to measure, not "test numbers to cases".

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Wasn’t it 28%?

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If abe keeps on following trumpet, his rating might sink to 0.

He is cancelling Putin to go to America G7 to meet trump.

thats if it is still possible without Abe’s new plane windows not getting smashed and burnt.

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It's unbelievable that people like Abe and Trump have support in the double digits.

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This just goes to show anyone can be Prime Minister or President. Anyone with the cash to win an election.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Still too high.

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Abe sucks. Most people know it.

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AlexBecuToday  07:14 am JST

If you focus on facts and not fear mongering. If you focus on reality instead of what if this happened, what if that happened.... If you look the at numbers, the facts, Japan succeeded!

For all the fear mongering, Abe bashing, the government failed comments, again... If you look at facts and the numbers Japan succeeded!

I see you're a bit vague on how Abe contributed to that success. It rather makes me suspect that if Japan succeeded it was in spite of Abe, not because of him.

Michael MachidaToday  05:31 pm JST

This just goes to show anyone can be Prime Minister or President. Anyone with the cash to win an election.

Well, Abe also has his political pedigree from his "illustrious" relatives and insider knowledge of how to work the system to his own advantage. He doesn't have anything else going for him but the yokels in Yamaguchi don't seem to mind about that.

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I don't understand how Abe could be in the sub-40's, while Trump who far far worse, hovers in the mid-40's amidst all the crap going on in the states....baffling!

1 ( +1 / -0 )

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