Sex, Graft, Racism and Radiation: Japan's Political Year of ScandalsBy and
Japan's opposition grills ministers, lawmakers over missteps
Blunders threaten Abe's support levels before summer elections
For three years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration has seemed immune to the scandals and gaffes that helped cut short his first term as premier in 2007 after less than a year. That may have changed with a recent spate of blunders.
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