Abe Shinzo - Prime Minister. Was Prime Minister. Grandfather was Prime Minister, Father was Foreign Minister.
Aso Taro - Finance amd Minister. Was Prime Minister. Grandfather was Prime Minister. Father was politician and mining/cement magnate.
Park Geun-hye - President-elect of South Korea. Father was president and dictator.
Kim Jong-eun - Leader of North Korea. Grandfather was Great Leader. Father was Dear Leader. Trophy singer wife.
Xi Jinping - General-Secretary of the Communist Party of China. Father was Vice-Premier. Trophy singer wife. Family purportedly insanely wealthy. (Link)
1) Do you think these guys could put their heads together and cook up a fine simulation of international relations and domestic politics in order to keep us occupied/entertained and themselves in power forever?
2) What's up with Ma Ying-cheou?
3) Yes, I am ignoring Benigno Aquino III. I do not know why. I guess I still love the Lady in Yellow.
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