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Elections in Japan: left wins over conservative

It is amazing how many media outlets refuse to acknowledge victories by the left. The AP story, which many papers often use, did say that the ruling power who lost is “conservative” and the party that won is “left-of-center.” Though, on my Google-news search for a newspaper source, the word “conservative” was left out of most articles.

(Excerpt from) Washington Post
Exit Polls Show Opposition Wins Japan Election
Victory Would Break Half-Century Hammerlock of One-Party Rule

Sunday, August 30, 2009; 8:07 AM

TOKYO, Aug. 30 — Breaking a half-century hammerlock of one-party rule, the opposition Democratic Party of Japan won a resounding victory in a parliamentary election on Sunday, according to exit polls conducted by Japanese media.

Fed-up voters appear to have halted 54 years of near-continuous dominance by the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), a profoundly unpopular, but deeply entrenched governing force which had put off a national election for nearly three years, fearing that it would be swept out of power. Official results are expected early on Monday in Japan…

For these failings, voters flocked to the polls in huge numbers on Sunday and punished the LDP and its unpopular leader, Prime Minister Taro Aso, exit polls showed.

They handed control of the government over to the slightly left-of-center Democratic Party and its leader, Yukio Hatoyama, 62, a Stanford-trained engineer who is likely to be chosen prime minister in mid-September…

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