‘Why is there no food? I have been to every disaster zone in the last 20 years and I have never seen anything remotely like this. I think we’re on the brink of chaos.’
He said the Prime Minister was ‘a wonderful man in many ways’ but indecisive as a leader: ‘In yesterday’s press conference on the nuclear reactor, he looked like he was going to cry, like a man having a nervous breakdown.
‘Where is the sense of urgency? We need somebody to take charge. We’ve had an earthquake followed by fire, then a tsunami, then radiation, and now snow. It’s everything.
‘There is nothing left. The world needs to step in. Where are the Americans? The Japanese are too proud to ask.