Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 11.25.2019 Episode 22


Hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) are back after the heartbreaking loss of the file of last week’s show. KMT Presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is having trouble getting KMT bigwigs to appear on stage with him, including party chair Wu Den-yih, who is crying a river over his poor lot, none of which is of his creation. Of course the party lists are discussed, and while the DPP’s wasn’t great, everyone hated the KMT party list–including inside the KMT. The knives are already coming out in anticipation of a big KMT loss in the election for Wu Den-yih’s head and the battle for party chair is already being openly discussed. KMT VP candidate doubles down on calling for voters to not vote for the KMT party list, and former legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng had some interesting comments on Wu. The Chinese Communist Party is once again blaming their Hong Kong problems on Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, the CIA, splittist radicals in Hong Kong, the West in general…anyone but the object of the HK protesters ire: Themselves. And much, much more…

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