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Teflon Abe gets reprieve in dysfunctional Tokyo

If you’re wondering just how Japan’s Shinzo Abe stays in power despite lower approval ratings than Donald Trump, look no further than Renho Murata. The conventions of Politics 101 seem completely lost on Renho, who until last week ran Japan’s main opposition Democratic Party. Basic theory holds that when your nemesis is on the ropes […]

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