Tuesday, June 12, 2018
You’ve Been Lied To About North Korea
The power of America’s North Korea war propaganda comes simply from how big the lie involved is. During the U.S./North Korea cold war escalations in the last year-and-a-half, I’ve seen Americans who otherwise disbelieve war narratives insist that Kim Jong Un is a “madman” who might strike the U.S. without provocation. The enormity of this perceived North Korea “threat,” coupled with how American politicians and media have talked about North Korea along the lines of this narrative for generations, has made the menace of the “irrational” nuclear rogue state an undeniable fact in many people’s minds.