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That makes total sense. In trying to save face they are in the process of loosing their asses,  much of Honshu and, quite possibly, Tokyo. Would it be culturally acceptable for PM Kan to decapitate the management of TEPCO, declare them to have been an obstacle to handling the problem and then to proceed with alacrity? Surely this current inappropriate response is not how the Japanese reacted to bad news during WWII and earlier, is it?

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 at 12:01:33 AM EST
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