Taiwan talk show host goes on 10-minute tirade about Han

Taiwan talk show host angrily vents for 10-minutes about Han's recent pie-in-the-sky promises

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/10/25
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TV show host Arthur Hsieh (謝震武) went on a 10-minute tirade on TV in

Hsieh. (Screenshot from News Face-to-Face )

reaction to the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate's many preposterous proposals on the campaign trail.

Han has recently made such ludicrous suggestions as displaying the entire National Palace Museum collection at once and posting flag platforms on all mountains over 3,000 meters in height. In response to these proposals, Hsieh on the political commentary program "News Face-to-Face" (新聞面對面) went on a 10-minute rant about Han saying he is "speaking without thinking."

On the show, Hsieh borrowed Han's words "it's absolutely not always true that wanting something means being able to do something" in criticizing him. For example, in the case of the flag platforms Han initially said, "it must be done." only to backtrack the next day and say there should be environmental impact assessments and consideration given to soil and water conservation, among other factors.    [FULL  STORY]

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