Skip to comments.Koreas Now “Naughty” And “Nice” According To An Australian Newspaper Obviously In Hot Water
Posted on 08/02/2012 6:56:08 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Koreas Now Naughty And Nice According To An Australian Newspaper Obviously In Hot Water
Unless some groundbreaking events in global diplomacy just went down, Im pretty sure North Korea is still North Korea and South Korea is South Korea with the 38th parallel still firmly separating the two. For whatever reason, Australian daily newspaper, The Mx, doesnt agree. They branded the two Koreas as Naughty and Nice in a printed medal count on Wednesday. Betcha cant guess which is which (jk, you totally can).
This clearly toes the line of journalism ethics you would have a hard time finding another newspaper that isnt this one or The Onion who would pull such a stunt. It isnt however, as terrible as a lot of people (on Twitter) think it is. Its a gaffe, sure, but its really more of an encapsulation of how the average citizen of the global community characterizes the two Koreas.
Watching North Korean athletes compete in the Olympics incites all sorts of inner melancholia from viewers around the world: Do they really get physically punished if they dont win? Should I start rooting for them? What is this athletes life like back home? Is there more to North Korea than severe human rights violations, threats of nuclear war, starvation and an overall terrible quality of life for its average citizen?
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Just another glimpse into the liberal headspace. It’s convenient to live a world where North Korea is merely “naughty”. Frees you to focus on the real evil: those who order the number 1 combo at Chic-Fil-A.
One of them has the abbreviation PRK. I’m willing to call them that.