Turn the Post Office into a bank? First check Japan

The greatest public speaker I’ve ever seen was former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. I watched him in 2005 as he gave a speech to a crowd outside a train station. He thundered, cajoled and generally mesmerized the assembled throng. This was all …
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