South Korea repays U.S. aid with insult of Pence at Olympics

The liberal news media is simply gushing over the love fest, Olympics in Pyeongchang. It would appear that they were aghast that Vice President Pence did not stand up for the North and South Korean unified teams as they marched in together. South Korean President Moon Jae-in had North Koreas dictator Kim Jong Un’s sister seated directly behind Pence at the time. It is clearly evident that President Moon embarrassed our vice president, and the liberal media loved it.

The U.S. spends over $700 million a year to defend the South against the North and has for been for 65 years. I lost relatives in the war that preceded this. The recent threats of nuclear attacks on the U.S. by Rocket Man, Kim Jong Un seems to be lost in the glory of the Olympics. What about their human rights record and the sanctions placed on them by the U.N. ? What about the death of 22-year-old college student Otto Warmbier, who died days after his release from a North Korean prison. He was held for 17 months for having done nothing. I really get mad just thinking about it.

If President Moon wants to unify the North and South then he is welcome to do it without our financial or military assistance. We can bring our 26,000 military personnel home and spend the $700 million to pay down our debt or improve our infrastructure. But don’t embarrass our vice president in the process

Don Williamson

Arlington

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