Monday, March 26, 2007

Dead Man Backpedaling

The claims made by Ms. Reynolds earlier this evening are confirmed.

Having leveled off at 35% and with local elections only a few weeks away, Prime Minister Abe Shinzō seems to have decided that today is the perfect day to commit political seppuku:





Not even the dependable knuckle walking of Shimomura Hakubun may be able to salvage this betrayal of the faithful.

Heck, half the Cabinet might tender their resignations at tomorrow's morning meeting.

Naahhh...probably not.

Quitting in a fit of pique assumes a level of commitment to principles most likely far beyond the ken of this Cabinet.

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