TITLE

Theater of the Absurd

AUTHOR(S)
Wehrfritz, George; Lee, B. J.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Bulletin with Newsweek;10/7/2003, Vol. 121 Issue 6393, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
South Korean politics can be the theater of the absurd. There were 37 loyalists who bolted the ruling Millennium Democratic Party (MDP). They had been considered staunch supporters of President Roh Moo Hyun, and analysts interpreted their defection as a prelude to Roh's own abandonment of the MDP ahead of legislative elections in April 2004. His apparent strategy is to align himself with the small rebel group, then plead for voters to support its candidates for National Assembly seats.
ACCESSION #
11390048

 

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