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No Ringing Endorsement

The Guardian's editorial view of Shinzo Abe's re-election: a big majority but little enthusiasm

The results of the Japanese general election are, in one word, strange. The coalition led by the incumbent prime minister, Shinzo Abe, won a commanding two-thirds of the seats, and secured its hold on government for the next four years. But it did so on a dismally low turnout, the worst since the end of the second world war, and in spite of a widespread loss of confidence in Mr Abe's flagship economic program . . . Read the article

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