PhD candidate in Political Science at Waseda University, Tokyo. Occasional journalist. 早稲田大学政治学研究科で博士課程中です。たまに記者です。

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RT @TokyoReview: As opinion polls show support for Shinzo Abe's government plummeting, the "Abe Children" - the cohort of LDP lawmak…
@observingjapan Good point, though I guess we don’t know what proportion of surveying was done on Friday - if a fair chunk of them were done before the news disseminated widely it could explain the dampened impact.
@observingjapan Survey period ended on Sunday so it misses the impact of Monday’s drama and today’s headlines, too. Net -6 before all that doesn’t bode tremendously well.
@kezamacdonald Listen, NHK manages to run with “holy shit it rained a bit somewhere” as the lead story in roughly 25% of its evening news bulletins; and “hmm was a bit hot today” in another 15%.