Engineering Manager / Trail Runner / Budapest, Hungary

Smashed Economy – Smashed Minister

Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa at a news conference in Rome:

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He denies being drunk and blames cold medicine. He does look bored, very sleepy and unfocused. Knowing the Japanese I’d say he was probably drunk. Nevertheless I’ve seen worse: on official events there is usually someone flat out sleeping in the front row. Of course this particular individual happens to represent one of the largest economies in the world…