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Why Suga's 2021 has already gone off the rails

Collapse in support for Japan's Prime Minister has been as abrupt as it is deserved

| Japan
Yoshihide Suga attends a news conference on Jan. 7. His basic message: the economy is still my priority.   © Reuters

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

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