Skip to comments.ROK Voters Snub Ruling Party (Leftists Defeat Party of Pres. Lee)
Posted on 06/04/2010 11:27:15 AM PDT by mojito
They seemed to have it in the bag. With the sinking of a South Korean warship, North Korea had again become public enemy No. 1. Polls revealed overall support for how South Korean President Lee Myung-bak had handled the crisis, and high voting rates among older conservatives meant this group were set to tip the balance in favour of his Grand National Party.
But after a sleepless night on Wednesday during which votes from South Koreas local elections were being counted, the GNP went to bed Thursday distraught and confused after taking a surprising beating by rival Democratic Party candidates in two swing provinces and in the Incheon mayoral race (a symbolic loss, as the Cheonan corvette was allegedly torpedoed on March 26 in the port citys jurisdiction).
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I guess they would like to be starving and living in concentration camps and those other few working for 40 cents an hour.
I would think that most of them didn’t like the fact nothing was done about the sinking in terms of retaliation, unless you think talking big is retaliation?
Also, North Korean “community organizers” have infested colleges and youth organizations in South Korea. This, plus Koreans propensity to be followers and not leaders, led to a youth culture which very easily manipulated.
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