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Ishihara Defends Purchase of Senkaku Islands

Today, I attended a press conference with the controversial Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara. He is infamous for his blunt, very non-PC way of speaking and highly conservative views. He seems to enjoy this reputation quite a bit, as he laughingly commented when a gaggle of photographers began snapping away at the initial photo opportunity, “I’m so notorious!” Indeed. Continue reading