If Abe will not act when he has all these advantages, one has to wonder when, and over which issues of economic reform, he will ever act.
September was not a good month for Abenomics. That meant it was not a good month for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe either. The bump in the polls that Abe received following his Cabinet reshuffle a month ago has already begun to fade. Consider these shocks to the credibility of Abenomics.