By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Kuomintang presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu brushed off rumors that the KMT’s
public support is dwindling, saying the party is working hard to push forward with its election campaigns, reports said Sunday.
“The rumors about our ill-fated image is nothing but full of nonsense,” Hung exclaimed.
According to media reports, a party insider said the KMT plans to assign someone powerful and influential to help Hung in her campaigning efforts, saying the move will be to secure that she doesn’t get less than 2.92 million votes, which is the number of votes former vice president Lien Chan won during his run for presidency in 2000.
“Defamation and slander is a scary thing,” she said. [FULL STORY]