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Time: We want to show that the government is looking to the future. (April 1, 2011)
YUKIO EDANO, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary, explaining why he showed up for a press conference Friday, April 1, in normal business attire rather than the blue emergency jumpsuit he has worn at the podium since disasters struck the country on March 11
With a picture of him in the blue emergency jumpsuit.

Please tell me that's an April Fools'.

Economics is politics by other means

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 at 02:50:53 PM EST
The current Kan government was considered a weak government prior to the quake and tsunami. It is also the first government by other than the LDP since -- WWII?

"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 03:42:12 PM EST
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I think it may be the second DPJ cabinet since they unseated the LDP.

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 at 04:10:42 PM EST
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