So the presidential election is over here in Korea and the center-leftist candidate Moon Jae-in has won, beating out 14 other candidates that were attempting to replace the ousted Park Geun-Hye. A full Moon is rising. Perhaps he will invoke the Moonshine policy on North Korea. Umm, that’s enough moon puns for now.
News of the Weird
- Prominent Korean-Japanese CEO joins Trump in saying Korea was once a part of China
- Anonymous warns that WW3 will begin on the Korean peninsula
On the Pulse – We discuss the ins and outs of the election and our take on what the Moon administration will mean for Korea, what promises he can keep, and what policies will flourish under his reign.