Saturday, June 4, 2011

DPJ lawmakers jockey for position in race to succeed Kan

The Asahi Shimbun reported that Yoshihiko Noda was a “front-runner” in the race to succeed Kan. I am sure this made the West happy, as Noda, like Kan, wanted to raise the sales tax. I am sure that the West wanted Kan to resign as soon as possible. That was not in the cards.

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