Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
Hung Hsiu-chu, the presidential candidate of Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang, said
Sunday that the country is really “sick” and that she wants to bring the nation back onto the right path.
Speaking at a news conference after a brief break in her campaign activities to “engage in deep self-reflection,” she pointed out that the country has “so many good aspects,” citing as examples the selfless devotion of the numerous volunteers and people’s warmth toward each other.
But she lamented that “all the goodness seems to evaporate when entering the political sphere.”
Hung said the cause of the illness is in politics and “especially we who are in politics,” because the politicians have set “a very bad example” for the public over the years.
According to Hung, a lot of politicians don’t know what “integrity” means and even deny its existence. “Why can society condone this?” she asked. [FULL STORY]