Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Japanese Justice? Another Japanese Auto Scandal

Another Japanese Auto Scandal? ... or nationalist purge?

Japan's top foreign businessman Carlos Ghosn now suffers discredit in Tokyo Detention House, under arrest by Japanese prosecutors. The former Nissan Motor Chairman (along with Nissan's only American boardmember Greg Kelly) suffer extraordinarily -- perhaps for being devilish gaijin interlopers?

The arrests & orchestrated disgrace send Japan's unwelcome message to the world. Two foreign businessmen are accused of financial reporting crimes, though clearly neither could file such complex paperwork on their own in Japanese.
Some dimensions to this scandal explained:

Avoid Nissan & Mitsubishi Motors!

Many quiet voices discuss what is happening -- but we remember the nail which sticks up gets pounded down "出る釘は打たれる"