10 Questions: Shih Ming-teh

If Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian is seeing red these days, he can blame Shih Ming-teh. Shih was once chairman of Chen's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). But for weeks now he has been leading crimson-clad demonstrators in protest to force the President to resign over corruption allegations against him, his aides and his relatives (they deny any wrongdoing). Shih, 65, spoke with Time's Natalie Tso about Chen, Taiwan's democracy, and his "red revolution."

What's driving you to lead these protests?
Chen makes all the major decisions on his own without any discussion with others. Also, he...

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