The End of Shinzo Abe
Thank you for your depressing report on the departure of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe [Sept. 24]. I appreciate his honesty, but regret his lack of political stomach. I hope the next Japanese leader will effectively stand tall on the international stage as well as over the chaotic domestic arena, riddled with so many problems. It's our sincere, but desperate, wish.
Masaaki Otani
Kagawa, Japan

Of First Ladies and Laddies
Political spouses are very important [Sept. 24]. The American...

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