Loved and loathed, Park talks tough after Korea poll win

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DeanMJackson wrote:

Ladies and gentlemen, if South Korea were a democracy, and not pretending to be one, Park Geun-hye would be a social outcast, never to be trusted to hold the reins of power in a democratic South Korea, even if running for dog catcher. And now she’s the President-elect of South Korea!

This means that the “electoral” process in South Korea is still controlled by a ruling elite who are the real power in there. Not unlike the fake “collapse” of the USSR in 1991, where after the “collapse” the same political elite remained in power, pretending to no longer be Communist.

The same is true for Japan. Nothing has changed in the land of the rising sun since August 1945. In fact, you’ll find that the political establishment in Japan are all descendants of those who wielded power in Imperial Japan.

It would seem that Communist nations aren’t the only nations that pretend to be democratic!

Dec 19, 2012 10:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
StigTW wrote:

@DeanMKJackson you would be hard pressed to find a country on this earth that isn’t ruled controlled by some ruling elite.

Dec 20, 2012 3:04am EST  --  Report as abuse
DeanMJackson wrote:

StigTW, I’m coming to that realization.

Dec 20, 2012 5:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jeffheo wrote:

So you’re saying that the election is fraudulent and that the millions of people who voted for Ms. Park were somehow forced or their votes were forged? You better have some facts or evidence before throwing out wild accusations.

Did Ms. Park have a hand in the atrocities that her father is accused of having committed? No? Then it’s just the fact that she’s her father’s daughter that makes her so hated? How long will she have to apologize for something she didn’t do? Is that what people want, for children to bear the burden of every wrongdoing that their parents are alleged to have done? If so, then you first.

Dec 20, 2012 9:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jeffheo wrote:

@DeanMJackson Fact: Millions of people went out and voted for Ms. Park of their own accord. I’m not sure what you’re trying to imply, but whatever it is, you better have some facts or evidence to back it up. Otherwise, you should keep your wild accusations to yourself.

Did Ms. Park have any hand in the atrocities that her father is alleged to have committed? No? Then it’s just the fact that she’s her father’s daughter that makes you hate her so much? By your reasoning, all children whose parents have done wrong should be “social outcasts?” Your world, not the real one.

Dec 20, 2012 10:23pm EST  --  Report as abuse
DeanMJackson wrote:

jeffheo writes, “By your reasoning, all children whose parents have done wrong should be “social outcasts?” Your world, not the real one.”

Family members of totalitarians/authoritarian rulers naturally can’t be trusted and would NEVER be elected President due to that lineage. Neither, in fact, would Quislings who were once a part of the dictatorship, which also explains why the “collapse” of the USSR was a strategic ruse.

Imagine South Africans electing for President “former” members of the National Party, or post revolutionary Americans electing to any political office the children of American loyalists or “former” American loyalists themselves!

See how the political world really works? When you see persons such as Park and Putin being elected President of their respective nations, that’s when the alarms should be going off in your brain. This calls for the reader, you, to actually have to do some thinking, not just rely on the “facts” that the media regurgitates from politicians in the affected nations.

Dec 21, 2012 12:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
Jiyoun.A.Lee wrote:

Anyway, I hope Park Geun-hye shows citizen her ability like her father. And I believe so.

Dec 21, 2012 7:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
Jiyoun.A.Lee wrote:

Anyway, I hope Park Geun-hye shows citizen her ability like her father. And I believe so.

Dec 21, 2012 7:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
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