Voices | OVERHEARD

Political hot potato

American man: Do you think the guy trying to hand me an election flyer back there knows that I can’t vote (in the Tokyo gubernatorial election)?

— Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by a Japan Times On Sunday reader

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