When I wrote my addendum to my post on the incipient minister's calligraphic forays I did not know that Kyūma Fumio was intending to do this:
From the center or the left side though...not so much.
Sadly for the Minister, tonight's Nikkei, Mainichi and Yomiuri front page shots are all taken from far less flattering angles.
Honestly, you really have to be a little full of yourself to not delegate this one task to an expert.
Then again, like I said in September, he was really, really, really looking forward to being the guy unveiling this damn sign.
Chinese leaders must be laughing their butts off.
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