The Democratic Party of Japan-led administration revealed its true colors with its decision to renege on an election pledge and effectively keep the current gas tax, analysts said Tuesday, charging that DPJ Secretary General Ichiro Ozawa is calling the shots.

“Policymaking should basically be entrusted to the government,” Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, the DPJ president, told reporters Tuesday when asked if Ozawa played any role in his controversial decision.

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