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EDITORIAL: Referendum not the only problem for Ma

Putting the nuclear issue to a referendum is not to return to the people the right to decide on a controversial policy via direct democracy as they have claimed if the problem of unreasonable thresholds is not addressed. It is only to ensure a desired result is obtained by making use of the structural defects in the Referendum Act (公民投票法).

The KMT today remains as it was when it fled to Taiwan as an alien ruler and authoritarian regime in 1949; it therefore still fails to understand why what Lin and his family have suffered mean so much to Taiwanese.

This article has been corrected since it was first published.

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