American soldiers should use more prostitutes. Soldiers are put in extreme situations in which they can lose their lives. They are overflowing with energy. We have to think about the way they can let it out somewhere.
Toru Hashimoto, who is mayor of Osaka and co-leader of the right-wing Japan Restoration Party. The son of a small-time gangster, Mr Hashimoto is tipped as a future prime minister, despite a string of controversial bon mots. In 2011 he said that Japan needed a dictatorship and should revise its “pacifist” constitution. “Not being able to have a war on its own is the most pitiful thing about Japan,” he has said.