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374 No. 374 [Edit]
Did you know that, ever since the US forced Japan to do Democracy, the Japanese have elected the Liberal Democratic Party 95% of the time?
That means the LDP has been in government ever since 1945, with only maybe two exceptions.

What ever the Americans had hoped Democracy would do, I don't think they achieved it.
>> No. 375 [Edit]
It's more difficult for East Asians to accept individualistic features into their societies. I think it's probably biological. Also reinforced by thousands of years of cultural development.
>> No. 451 [Edit]
Every time another party or coalition gets power, they royally mismanage the whole thing.

Murayama statement, which Japan is still dealing with since any apology is considered an admission of national guilt, Hatoyama who was and is an impotent lunatic with a batshit insane wife and fucked with the SOFA, Kan, who mismanaged the 3/11 disaster so spectacularly you would think he was doing it on purpose. DPJ is a laughing stock for a reason.

If the opposition were hellbent on making your country a defenseless shithole that can't recover from the disasters that the country is known to be prone to, you would vote for the only party with a competent track record, too, instead of the Yoko Ono style whackjobs who live in some sort of land where putting flowers in QBZ-95 rifles does anything.
>> No. 453 [Edit]
>>451
I find it interesting how the LDP is practically guaranteed victory but tax money still has to be spent to put on the show of Democracy.
Mottai nai, yet they have to do it because of the foreign, military enforced constitution.


Also just saw this:
>From the 1950s through the 1970s, the United States Central Intelligence Agency spent millions of dollars attempting to influence elections in Japan to favor the LDP against more leftist parties such as the Socialists and the Communists,[14][15] although this was not revealed until the mid-1990s when it was exposed by The New York Times.[16]
The irony.

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