“I take full responsibility for everything that the government did.”
“The prime minister, isn’t that precisely why now is the time, to be honest about what went wrong so that people can be confident that it won’t happen the next time. Do you regret now that lockdown happened when it did many people believe it might have been too late?”
The prime minister evaded the pressman’s pointed questions by a clever piece of repartee. He must have taken it seriously.
I thought it would be nice if there were such discussions in Japan.