Sunday, September 09, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, August 31 2007] Under the Buttocks of Power, by Kang Chang-suk

Although more than 30 minutes passed since the meeting was convened, the participants were still killing time bad-mouthing a colleague who had narrowly got promoted on account of favoritism; it was all sour grapes and grumbling about how the investigation allowances were too small. Naturally, the public servants also cursed the press. One group assault continued for quite a while: the target was a reporter who had written that a police box collected regular bribes from nearby restaurants and bars, and thereby caused the dismissal of one of their own.

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