This, I think, is a surprise.
“Japan needs a new leader to fight against terrorism.”
God damn it.
That comment seemed funny to me too… I think it makes sense in the context of his resignation. They were fighting over an anti-terror bill.
In Fifty Degrees Below (Kim Stanley Robinson), a series of climate disasters form the setting for the story. The unnamed fictional US president refers to them as “acts of climactic terrorism,” and I think he even declares a war on climate change.
i know! thank you for pointing that out, Scott(your first comment). are we just copying America?? no wonder he couldn’t get the trust from citizens