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South Korea elects new President

After months of massive protests in which millions of Koreans filled the streets of their major cities every night, and the impeachment of a crooked President that resulted from all that pressure, the people of South Korea continued the process of taking their country back. From the NY Times article at link:

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea elected Moon Jae-in, a human rights lawyer who favors dialogue with North Korea, as president on Tuesday, returning the nation’s liberals to power after nearly a decade in the political wilderness and setting up a potential rift with the United States over the North’s nuclear weapons program.

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His victory caps a remarkable national drama in which a corruption scandal, mass protests and impeachment forced a South Korean president from office for the first time in almost 60 years, leaving the conservative establishment in disarray and its former leader in jail.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/09/world/asia/south-korea-election-president-moon-jae-in.html

If they can do it, maybe we can, too!

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