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As old political slogans and tropes lose their cache, viral fame has become the coin of the realm for politicians and politically-minded comedians alike.
Chu, a seasoned politician with a prior stint as the KMT chairman, will face the challenges of leading a fractured party, resetting cross-strait dialogue, and strategizing against the ruling DPP in the 2022 local elections.
President Tsai is resurgent after facing down challenger William Lai in DPP primaries.
Tsai Ing-wen is facing challenges from all sides. Polls show winning re-election in 2020 will be a tough task.
Tsai is the second DPP presidential candidate to be elected, following former president Chen Shui-bian in 2000 and 2004. During Chen’s administration, tensions were high between Taiwan and China. Tsai’s position on the cross-Strait relationship has been unclear.