Ozawa attacks Abe — Mori does not disagree

Jiji reports on a meeting of members of the House of Representatives who have been elected thirteen times. The group? Ozawa, former Prime Minister Mori, Kokumin Shinto member Watanuki Tamisuke, former Prime Minister Hata Tsutomu, and DPJ member Watanabe Kozo.Ozawa, not surprisingly, criticized the prime minister's inaction and lack of common sense; Mori, it seems, …

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A new phase in the battle to unseat Abe

Jiji and Mainichi report today on the creation of an anti-Abe "study group" composed of eight members from the Yamasaki, Tanigaki, and Tsushima factions, some of whom have already gone public with criticism of the prime minister.The ringleader is former Education Minister Kosaka Kenji of the Tsushima faction, who was education minister in the final …

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