NO.041 The constitution imposed by the Allies. : It can't be helped. There was no one in Japan who could create a decent constitution. ・・・ Theme label: No Japanese understood the Japanese constitution in the past 70 years, purpose of establishing the Japanese Constitution is described in the preamble of the SF Peace Treaty. Category label: Charter of the UN
McArthur's GHQ was initially trying to get the Japanese to make a constitution. As they looked at the draft constitution drafted by the Japanese, they were so awful that they would make a minimal amendment and order Japan to "make this the constitution of Japan." There was no one in the Japanese who could create a decent constitution. The United States made such a constitution, thinking such a poor Japan. I think so.
The fact that McArthur's judgment was correct has been proven in history. In the 70 years since the Constitution of Japan was enacted, there were nobody in Japan who could understand the constitution.
As mentioned in past articles, the historical significance of the establishment of the Japanese Constitution is described in the preamble of the San Francisco Peace Treaty. The Allied Powers reviewed the enacted Constitution of Japan…