CHRONOLOGY

2010

DPJ prove incompetent in government with three short term PMs voted out of office in General Election 2012

2009

Three short term LDP PMs and a string of problems leads to General Election 2009 with a landslide to the DPJ

 

GLOSSARY

DPJ

Democratic Party of Japan

funded by Hatoyama family money badly hit by General Election 2012 + 2017

DPJ minshuto/minshinto

formed the government 2009 - 2012

a broad church with policy incoherency leading to spin outs in 2017 cf CDPJ, HP Hope Party

HP Hope Party

founded 2017 opportunist tinged kibo no to

a political party spinning out of the DPJ causing a further spin out cf CDPJ, DPJ

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