Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Assault Begins

The promised legal assault on the constitutionality of the December 16 election has begun. Lawyers have filed lawsuits asking for an invalidation of the election in all of this blessed land's 14 high court districts. (Link)

You have to love lead lawyer Masunaga Hidetoshi's metaphor framing the question of the legitimacy of the current crop of Representatives-elect:
"It's a serious situation where (players) are running around the pitch even after a referee issued a red card."
Now there is an explanation of disdain for the rule of law that everyone can understand.

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