When I first saw this I briefly defended the man to my family. Maybe his 'cold medication' didn't agree with him, I said. Maybe he accidently took too much.
Then the media went and dug up at least two other incidents where he was at work and too sloshed to talk or finish a speech.
I present to you Nakagawa. The (former) Japanese finance minister:
Now to bring us all back to our happy places: