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(From The Yomiuri Shimbun/Daily Yomiuri)
EDITORIAL / Chapter closes in saga of LDP postal rebels
With their readmission, the latest development in the saga of the Liberal Democratic Party's postal rebels can be considered the close of a chapter.
The 12 postal rebels were among those ousted last year by the LDP over their opposition to the party's postal privatization policy. The group, which includes former Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Takeo Hiranuma, submitted a joint petition Monday, seeking to rejoin the party.
Of the 12, 11 also submitted written pledges to support postal privatization and reflect on their …