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Old 2012-09-08, 00:34   Link #281
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Originally Posted by Vallen Chaos Valiant View Post
Japan's system is actually rather interesting. The government didn't collapse; it's just that the Japanese people don't have loyalties to parties like America does. So if they think the prime minster is disappointing then they change their votes. They had a strong leader once who unified the nation, but after he retired there was no replacements from either political side.

Japan's democracy is healthier than America's. Votes had to be earned.
Japan's democracy allowed the Liberal Democratic Party to stay in power for almost as long as it existed. When the LDP finally lost grip, their politics descended into chaos. That is hardly a sign of healthy democracy to me.
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