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Dirty tricks, Taiwan style

The Kuomintang, traditionally the ruling party in Taiwan, but presently out of power, as the Democratic Progressive Party holds the reins, thinks the election might get dirty:

Feared tactics range from the pedestrian - "the DPP might attempt to attract votes with empty promises" (Erm, hello? This is a new technique?) and "[it might] harass KMT candidates with a barrage of never-ending telephone calls to their campaign headquarters" to the rather overblown - "The DPP could also assassinate Ma or Hsieh and then postpone the election".

After all, everybody loves an October (ahem, February) Surprise...

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