JB Editorial Team
THE MORNING GOOLIES 「Daily Milk Delivery!」presented by Japan Broadcasting.net Corporation
The poet is saddened by the death of an illustrious sage. “High thinking and insatiable perseverance must have been Mr. Mineta’s creed”, argues our Editor in chief.
Unsurprisingly, according to MIT professor J.Dower, the WhiteHouse did not publicly acknowledge the existence of the unlawful coercion of over 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War 2 until the 1980’s. The ‘coverup’, however, was unsuccessful thanks to tenacious effort by Mineta and his fellow partners. Ronald Regan finally admitted the irretrievable ‘wrongdoing’ in 1989.
Mineta had purportedly mentioned that he was proud to be an American, and that of Japanese ancestry. And in the tumult of 9.11, the dexterous U.S secretary of transport had adamantly ordered the landing of 4638 planes within two hours and twenty minutes.