Monday, February 16, 2009
Finance Minister of Japan resigns in face of an unfair and cruel world.
CLICK ON THE UPPER LEFT PRESIDENT BUSH TO READ AN ARTICLE OF HIM THROWING UP ON OR NEAR THEN PRIME MINISTER Miyazawa. JAN 9th, 1992. CLICK ON THE LOWER RIGHT PRESIDENT BUSH TO SEE A SMALL CLIP OF THE ACTUAL EPISODE PLUS A LITTLE BIT OF ADDED COMEDY TOWARDS THE END. EVERYBODY HAS PUBLICLY HUMILIATING AND EMBARRASSING MOMENTS IN THEIR LIVES. EVEN MR. ENGLISH.
Yesterday I posted a video of the Japanese Finance minister, Shoichi Nakagawa, who slightly slurred his words at a G-7 summit because of possible exhaustion, fatigue, cold medcine, or a combination of. I also made comments that he had better drink coffee rather than wine in a joking way. Today in face of worldwide humiliation and non stop mass media coverage he has resigned. His resignation is regrettable and sad, too. Whether he was a good, great or terrible finance minister is not the point but what is is that the world is ever unforgiving and extremely lacking in its ability of common and decent compassion. In pursuit of this often missing fairness and compassion I have removed the video link to this small but personally embarrassing matter for him and wish him a happy life in his retired political career. This is a very small gesture on my part but necessary considering the circumstances. I also offer a personal apology on my part to Mr. Nakagawa for posting what I thought was an amusing video of a politician taking a cat nap. There is nothing amusing in his resignation and I take no personal pleasure from it whatsoever. I had mentioned in the comments of the posting of this clip that he shouldn't feel to bad considering that former president Bush senior threw up on the lap of then prime minister Miyazawa. I'm sure at the time president bush was likewise extremely embarrassed, luckily for him they didn't have You Tube to instantaneously broadcast images of it around the world. It was reported in the news but it really wasn't paid all that much attention to. I still think that he'd better drink Mr. English Coffee but that is besides the matter.
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