I want to be wrong about this, I really do. I hope that this deal can be the beginning of a new era in which Japan finally comes to terms with the dark side of its past. But knowing that Chinese expansion is the big East Asian headline these days, and that neither Abe nor Park actually gives a shit about the comfort women, it's hard not to be cynical.
PS. Yes, I know her hands are in the wrong place; the statue was half-covered in blankets when I saw it and I forgot to check a photo before drawing. Sorry.