KMT decides training needed after suffering ridicule by Taiwanese netizens
By: Eric Chang, Taiwan News, Contributing Writer
Chu Li-lun along with KMT legislators Hung Meng-kai (洪孟楷), Chen I-hsin (陳以信), Hsieh I-feng (謝衣鳳), and Li Kuei-min (李貴敏) took boxing lessons in order to get stronger in preparation for future fights, according to Chu. Chu’s office released photos and video of the KMT members during their training, adding that future classes will cover rock climbing and flywheel training, CNA reported.
Taiwanese netizens were quick to poke fun at the KMT’s very short occupation of the legislature and the ineffectiveness of KMT legislators, which caused members within the party to come up with the idea to take boxing classes to show the public their tough side.
KMT party members also noted that Chu a few days earlier had said that there was a need for checks and balances in a democratic society and that there should be opposition to one-party dominance. Chu said the Control Yuan cannot be dominated by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and asked the media and society to keep an eye on the DPP. [FULL STORY]