Joongang Daily: Adrift in Irrelevancy


As an afterword to Typhoon Kompasu I’d like to write about an oddly directed piece of criticism/opinion which I’ read in a leading newspaper. Beautifully and wordily scripted for the ultimate effect, it’s difficult to really understand why this article made it into the opinion section of the newspaper at all, it could have, if written with a few less decorations, made it into the ‘letters to the editor’ in a respectable newspaper. Even then, it doesn’t really add any strength to any argument whatsoever, that is if there is an argument in it at all. There is certainly no solution.

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