The new South Korean president won’t fit all standards for American conservatives

Suk-yeol Yoon, the South Korean president-elect. (IMAGE SOURCE: South Korean National Election Commission. Image use allowed, but attribution required, by terms of South Korean law.)

Media are widely reporting that South Korea took a turn to the right last week after the conservative presidential candidate, Suk-yeol Yoon, defeated the candidate of the incumbent liberal party, Jae-myung Lee, by a razor-thin margin of about 1 percent.

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