Saturday, November 18, 2006
South Korean president is a North Korean sympathizer
When the South Korean president, Roh Moo-hyun, won his election, he called it vindication for his wife's father who was a known North Korean supporter. His win was, unsurprisingly in restrospect, due to mianly to corruption in his opponents rather than their policies. His appeasement of North Korea has since increased the dissatisfaction of the Korean people, and his own inability to stand firm with the far left has even alienated his core support base. As a result, his party has lost most of the elections in the past few years. We can only hope he doesn't do any significant harm in the move to pressure North Korea before his term is up.