Ko says he respects Yao Li-ming’s choice for mayor

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 01, 2018
By: Lee I-chia  /  Staff reporter

Ko says he respects Yao Li-ming’s choice for mayorTaipei Mayor Ko-Wen-je (柯文哲)

Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Pasuya Yao, right, and political commentator Yao Li-ming talk to reporters before taking part in a TV talk show in Taipei yesterday.  Photo: Fang Pin-chao, Taipei Times

yesterday said that he respects political commentator Yao Li-ming’s (姚立明) plan to support Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Pasuya Yao (姚文智) if he runs for Taipei mayor this year.

Yao Li-ming, who was Ko’s chief campaign director during the 2014 election, made the remark during a television interview with political talk show host Cheng Hung-yi (鄭弘儀) on Tuesday.

“I think Pasuya Yao will be a good mayor,” he said. “Whether he gets nominated by his party or not, if he decides to run for election, I am willing to be his chief campaign director.”

Pasuya Yao responded on Facebook that night that he felt like he “has seen blue skies after rain.”    [FULL  STORY]

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