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'Stop provoking ally': Korea's conservatives slam Trump
« on: August 13, 2019, 09:20:59 PM »
'Stop provoking ally': Korea's conservatives slam Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump. Korea Times file

By Park Si-soo

Korean conservatives are generally pro-U.S. and advocates of a strong Seoul-Washington alliance.

Yet their collective position appears to have cracks following U.S. President Donald Trump's nerve-racking remarks seemingly trading the blood-forged alliance for national revenue, favoring North Korea over the South and ridiculing his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in.

Their sense of humiliation has seen even pro-U.S. conservative politicians speak out to slam Trump. Some lashed out at the president, calling the real estate developer-turned-politician "empty-headed" or "too inept to figure out what's right and wrong."

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I wasn't aware of negative remarks about his "South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in" but I take their word for it.

I'm with Santorum, you have "good Trump, bad Trump", love some of the stuff he does, it's usually things he says I ponder.

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