Should Chen Go?

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It's getting tougher these days to find people with a kind word to say for Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian. With supporters of his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) disillusioned by a spate of corruption scandals involving Chen's family members and close advisers, and with the opposition calling loudly for his resignation, 64% of respondents to a TIME/CNN poll conducted last week by market-research company TNS said Chen should step down. Of those who want him out of office, 32% identified themselves as supporters of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party. But more than half claimed no political affiliation. And even among the DPP...