Peter Ennis, who usually pokes holes in my assertions (in a friendly way) has come around to the view I expressed last week regarding today's Democratic Party of Japan leadership election: that this is a final battle for all the marbles (Link).
At last we agree on something.
Meanwhile, Maehara Seiji has begun giving his speech at the New Otani Hotel. The game is afoot.
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