See if you can guess the author of this quote, taken from an Asahi Shimbun article on the Democratic Party of Japan's young adult and middle-aged candidates.
"It is simply not true that they are utterly charmless. That they are fresh is good, as is the fact that a lot of them are from the elite, like bureaucrats, lawyers and the top-ranked companies. They understand the legislative process and the crafting of policy better than the LDP and are just more chipper right across the board."
O.K. Let's ask Okada Katsuya how that yūtōsei theme plays out in terms of votes on election day...Mr. Okada, your comment?
Oh. Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear.