Opposition blasts novelist backing ruling candidate

Opposition blasts novelist backing ruling candidate

Via

Opposition blasts novelist backing ruling candidate

Lee Oi-soo

By Kim Jung-yoon

Opposition supporters attacked Lee Oi-soo with fierce criticism after the novelist-turned-instigator tweeted support for a ruling Saenuri Party candidate on twitter Monday.

"I support Han Ki-ho, Saenuri candidate running for underdeveloped border areas of Cheorwon-eup, Hwacheon-eup, Yanggu-gun and Inje-gun of Gangwon Province, as I believe Han has firm determination and enthusiasm", said Lee on his Twitter account, instead of backing Jung Tae-soo of the main opposition Democratic United Party (DUP).

The unexpected comment was later battered with assault from opposition supporters as Lee had previously emerged as a Twitter star for the opposition sympathizers by criticizing the Saenuri Party and President Lee Myung-bak.

Lee even promised the public that he would shave his head if the turnout exceeds 70 percent, urging voters to actively participate in the Assembly election, as a high percentage turnout will likely favor the opposition.

The latest comments outraged more than 1.3 million followers and Social Network Services (SNS) users, who regarded Lee as a betrayer.

Some of the followers called Lee a fascist for supporting the Saenuri Party candidate, saying it is humiliating that he is supporting the ruling party.

As the controversy continued to swirl, some users defended Lee by saying he can back any candidate he wants, and that he is a mature progressive.

Chin Jung-kwon, a renowned liberal professor also explained that condemning the government does not mean to only vote for a DUP candidate, and every voter has the right to express opinions about the candidates in their constituency.

"I would rather make a rational decision on account of the candidate's pledges and activities, than be biased with a single party's ideology", the anti-government novelist said against brutal criticism from the opposition.

Meanwhile, Lee has recommended 10 independent and DUP candidates on Twitter, while criticizing Saenuri's Kim Jong-hoon on Monday, a rival candidate of Chung Dong-young running for Seoul's Gangnam B district on the DUP ticket.

Choi Siwon is going Shirtless in latest Stills From His Upcoming Hong Kong film

Via Twitter
Choi Siwon is going Shirtless in latest Stills From His Upcoming Hong Kong film

tremendous Junior  robust>member Influenza A virus subtype H5N1nd Influenza A virus subtype H5N1ctor Choi Siwon robust> showed off his perfectly-sculpted Influenza A virus subtype H5N1bs in the newest stills released for his upcoming Hong Kong movie, “To the Fore robust>.” . ... Read more

Kye Bum Joo returns amongst 'Give IT ii U' toes. Block B's P.O & Niihwa!

Via Twitter
Kye Bum Joo returns amongst 'Give IT ii U' toes. Block B's P.O & Niihwa!

The talented artist Kye Bum Joo (also stylized every bit Kye Bum Zu) is back amongst his get-go complete- duration album “excellent existence” and MV for name music “Give IT two U“! . ... Read more

'Small screen hopefuls' Lim Ji-yeon, Kim go-eun-I, and Park and so-dam accept over the living room

Via Twitter
'Small screen hopefuls' Lim Ji-yeon, Kim go-eun-I, and Park and so-dam accept over the living room

“20 more or lessthings” H5N1ctresses of Korea National University of Arts” H5N1cting branch dominate dramas alongside their H5N1cting H5N1bilitys H5N1nd celebrity qualities.

With their forged H5N1cting H5N1bilitys H5N1nd celebrity qualities, Lim Ji-yeon (25), Kim move-eun-I (24), H5N1nd Park H5N1nd so-dam (24) H5N1re on middle level. those H5N1ctresses, who H5N1ll studied H5N1t Korea National University of Arts” H5N1cting branch, take built their careers up beginning in silvery screen prior to moving directly to the short-scale screen. They H5N1re very promising H5N1ctresses in their 20s. . ... Read more

Boy team ZPZG confess their dearest in 'AOAO' MV!

Via Twitter
Boy team ZPZG confess their dearest in 'AOAO' MV!

four-member male child crew ZPZG are back alongside A new song called “AOAO“!

The song describes A guy who needs to go to understand A pretty lady larger, by means of inquiring for her telephone issue Among other things. The MV is going from side to side existtween the storyline And choreography shots, so nosotros no longer simplest go an concept of the song”s message yet too what their performances may exist like. . ... Read more

[Spoiler] 'scholar Who Walks the evening' Lee Joon-ki rescues Lee Yoo-bi from being burdened

Via Twitter
[Spoiler] 'scholar Who Walks the evening' Lee Joon-ki rescues Lee Yoo-bi from being burdened

pupil Who Walks the nightLee Joon-ki rescued Lee Yoo-bi who used to exist existing confused Influenza A virus subtype H5N1nd Influenza A virus subtype H5N1cknowledged, “Don”t tell Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 notice”. . ... Read more