Wednesday, May 27, 2009

tenuous connection between the late President Roh and Yangyang county

In the Joongang, there is a sappy farewell to the recently deceased ex-president Roh Mu-hyeon, comparing him to a salmon of the sort that swims up the NamDae River in Yangyang.

Salmon return to lay eggs in the Namdaechon River in Gangwon Province, where they were born, after a three to four-year journey of thousands of miles through the northern Pacific Ocean near Alaska. [Kangwon Ilbo]
I was not a particular fan of him when he was alive and though I can find the strength to not badmouth him now that he is past, I cannot join in the praise he is receiving from the same people to attack him last week.

Salmon are cool, though.

2 comments:

Comella said...

Super photo.

kwandongbrian said...

Yes, pity it's not mine. The photo is from the article. Sorry that I didn't make that clear.