The taxpayer fronts the whole rescue.
Anyone notice a writedown of existing shareholder valuations (more than just the market punishment, I mean)? Nope, me neither.
Moreover, residential power consumers are about to get hit with a 10%+ rate increase (or more, if no TEPCO nuclear generators are allowed back on line).
Anyone see a massive rush of orders for Natural Gas-fired generating facilities yet? Nope, me neither.
Somebody needs to go through Nagata-chou (the seat of the Japanese government bureaucracy) with