More form Uncle Abe

  • Takes seriously that the delay breaks his campaign pledge

  • Will seek people's opinion through upper house vote

  • Will look for a mandate for the delay through an upper house election

  • Is prepared for a tough election campaign

  • Will aim to get a majority of available seats

  • Is determined to speed up Abenomics via bold economic moves

  • Oct 2019 is the most appropriate timing for sales tax delay

He's had better days