Bowed Out

in Hits & Misses by
“So that’s where that dropped piece
of sashimi went. I’ve been walking
around with tuna foot since lunch.”

Shinzo Abe
Ex-Jap PM, rich kid, Trumpster.
September 21, 1954 – July 8, 2022.
Aged 67 years.

Most recognized for: Shinzo was Japan’s longest-serving prime minister. Whenever confronted about the Japanese Imperial Amy’s practice of sexual slavery in WWII occupied territories, his unwavering response of “oh, you mean comfort girls? Yeah… never happened” was always a crowdpleaser. Surprisingly, that had nothing to do with why he was assassinated while campaigning for a 3rd term.