Japan's Finance Minister Gets Drunk at the G7 Conference

It would be funny if it wasn’t so sad- Japan’s minister of finance is stepping down after trying to participate in this week’s G7 conference completely trashed. Dude, maybe that would be ok if this was an awards show, but really? Like, really? Japanese politics are already a circus; we don’t need this on top of Aso’s bumbling around the worst economic crisis since World War II.

Full story over at Trans-Pacific Radio.