Ma Ying-jeou and Taiwan: the Chickens Come Home to Roost

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Thursday May 31, by Jerome F. Keating Ph.D.

If anyone has read this blog for very long, they would recognize that our position is that Ma Ying-jeou's propensity for style over substance is his trademark, that his resolution of unfulfilled promises is done by making new promises and so distract the listener, and that as far as competency, he maxed out on the Peter Principle long ago.

In an interview by CNBC shortly after Ma's election, I went against all the pundits who claimed that Ma's victory was a sign of a new mandate; instead I said that his loss of millions of votes was rather a sign of failing confidence.

So now it is comforting to see that others are finally beginning to see the light as well. I cite here a position presented by the Wall Street Journal blog. All I can say is tell me about it!