whose suicide last week has turned him from failed leader to lightning rod for criticism of his successor.
Roh left office 15 months ago, widely seen as an ineffective leader,with the landslide win of the conservative Lee interpreted as arejection of a decade of liberal policies.
His troubles have been compounded by Monday's nuclear test by anincreasingly belligerent North Korea, which has all but severed tieswith Lee, who has reversed Roh's accommodating dealings with thecommunist neighbor and withheld aid until it rows back on efforts tobuild an atomic arsenal.1 Answer語言1 decade ago
The founders of America wanted a government that reflected its citizens but would be at remove from the baser impulses of the mob. Themob, flush with victory, is at hand, but instead of pitchforks andlanterns they have broadband and YouTube. Like every other presidency,the Obama administration will have its battles with the media, but that may seem like patty-cake if it runs afoul of the self-publishing,self-organizing democracy it helped create - say, by delaying healthcare legislation or breaking a promise on taxes.
That's the thing about pipes today: they run both ways.