Just a quick note to let folks know that I'm getting out of the Beltway a bit. Some of you think that this it's vital to escape DC now and then. I disagree as I know I'll be homesick quickly for the contrived, false, high stakes debates we love to concoct in Washington.
Seriously though, I'm off to do so Asia-watching in Japan and will be reporting back as soon as I land.
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