On election’s eve, Japan’s conservatives appear poised for dramatic comeback

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, December 15, 2012 14:15 EDT
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Toru Hashimoto, a maverick hoping to upset Japan's political scene, pictured here on November 29, has vowed to continue using Twitter throughout a general election, despite a strict ban on all forms of Internet campaigning. Image via AFP
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On election's eve, Japan's conservatives appear poised for dramatic comeback

Japan’s political carousel is about to revolve yet again. By late on Sunday evening, the world’s third biggest economy is expected to install its seventh prime minister in six years, with polls predicting a dramatic comeback by the conservative opposition and its hawkish leader, Shinzo Abe. If…

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