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EDITORIAL: Restore constitutional order

Jiang then held a press conference yesterday, saying that the referendum threshold in Taiwan is lower than the majority of the European countries.

While social order has to be maintained, it is not a good enough reason to suppress protesters, let alone to treat them with out-of-proportion violence.

If Ma is looking for a “harmonious society,” the first step must be to restore constitutional order and his credibility; a quick-fix will not suffice.

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