US Media Praises North Korean ‘Charm Offensive,’ Fails To Mention Big Problem With Narrative


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If you were just listening to the American mainstream media you would be hearing about the North Korean ‘charm offensive’ to a disgusting and troubling degree. From Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, to the North Korean cheerleaders, the U.S. media has been incessantly gushing over them, seemingly without regard to the fact that they are representing the most repressive country on Earth. What they’ve also left out of the equation and what hasn’t received the same attention is the protests by South Koreans who aren’t as easily taken in as the Western media.

A sample of some of the worst of the sycophantic media:

Choosing North Korea over the United States and pushing exactly the propaganda that North Korea would want. It should not be lost on anyone that Kim Yo Jong is the head of the Department of Propaganda and Agitation in North Korea. She’s their Joseph Goebbels.

What’s so ‘satisfying about cult slaves doing forced moves?

From Daily Mail:

South Korean activists burned the North’s flag on Sunday in a protest against the two countries’ efforts to improve relations during the Winter Olympics.

The protesters set the flag alight along with a portrait of Kim Jong Un, whose sister was due to watch a Northern musical display with the South’s President at a nearby theatre in Seoul.

A Pyongyang orchestra was to give a concert in Seoul as part of a cross-border deal in which the isolated, nuclear-armed North sent hundreds of athletes, cheerleaders and others to the Pyeongchang Games in South Korea.

But the rapprochement pushed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in has angered conservatives who accuse him of being a North Korea sympathiser.

They’re concerned that this might be undermining the alliance with the United States and that it’s giving the North Koreans an opportunity to push propaganda which indeed Western media appears to be lapping up.

Most Koreans want reunification. But South Koreans see unification as the North Koreans putting aside the threats and their communism and accepting democracy. North Koreans see it as South Korea being taken over and Pyongyang ruling.

So when the North Korean cheerleaders chant or sing about unification, it’s not a happy “let’s love everyone song.”

And when Kim Yo Jong signed a guest book wishing for unification, it’s not a ‘warm message’ of love.

Kim invited South Korean President Moon to North Korea for a summit

‘Having these red communists in the heart of Seoul is an utter humilation!’ one protester shouted near the venue as dozens of others waved banners condemning both Moon and Kim Jong Un.

‘We are against the ugly political Olympics!’ read one banner.

Some even chanted ‘Let’s tear Kim Jong Un to death!’ ripping up posters of Kim Jong Un.

While the MSM appears to be covering the ‘charm offensive’ nonstop, most have either not given any time to the protests outside and inside the games or spent very little time on it comparatively.

[Note: This post was written by Nick Arama]

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