Founded as a party to overtake the Qing dynasty in China, KMT’s path crossed with Taiwan in 1949 as they lost the Chinese Civil War and fled to Taiwan.
DPP was founded as a Taiwan local political party. It stands as the major opposition party to KMT with a strong sense of Taiwan nationalism.
As we know, the Taiwan government is unique in many ways and the legislative office is no exception, not only are there campaigns set out to lose, but there’s even more: Legislators fight over issues… …literally. In the 1990’s, it was not uncommon to turn on the news to see legislators physically throwing punches at…