The Taiwan blogosphere reels as a definite dry spell looms with the termination of Pasuya Yao’s tenure as head of the GIO. Jason at Wandering to Tamshui recalls the Yao Era, when hardly a week passed without Pasuya sticking his foot into his mouth so deeply that it could be mistaken for a tail. Jason has a great list of Pasuya’s high points, fronted with this elegy:

And so, dear friends, let us not grieve the passing of the man who gave himself an aboriginal name, but honor his many feats by revisiting some of his finer moments as GIO Minister over the past few months….

What will we blog about? Politics will be so boring without Pasuya to lighten our day. But as David at jujuflop noted, talent like Pasuya’s can’t be held down for long. Imagine Pasuya for Vice-President on a ticket with Li Ao or Annette Lu…