Wednesday, May 28, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, May 23 2008] How to Win the Hearts of the Public

President Lee Myung-bak apologized to the Korean people in a live televised press conference on Thursday, taking responsibility for the public outcry over the resumption of U.S. beef imports. “I very much regret all this,” the president said. “I admit that the government has been lacking in efforts to sound out public opinion and try to seek people's understanding. I also humbly accept the criticism that I have been negligent in carefully reading the public's mind.” The president bowed three times as he read his address.

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