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Opinion

Japan's Fredo Corleone moment is not very cinematic

Suga's son breaks bad as wannabe Instagram influencer

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Yoshihide Suga, pictured on Jan. 18: now, the prime minister is in damage-control mode.   © AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

Here is the real question to ask about a scandal involving Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's son lavishing $700 per-head dinners on Tokyo bureaucrats: where, oh where, did the last 23 years go?

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