Hero and Villain, Syngman Rhee as Traitor and Dictator
Terrifyingly abashed to admit, South Koreans today carry on about their everyday lives turning a blind eye to the undeniable fact that their Founding Father and very-first-President, Syngman Rhee is undoubtedly a hero and an infamous traitor to the people and nation. Historical records from Congress and witness statements support the position of certain Scholars that Rhee, out of his distorted love for the state and personal power, has deliberately caused about the in-adequateness of the Constitution and demonstrated little respect for the law during his period of power. desecrated the democratic practice and
has repeatedly gutted the Constitution
- Three times he amended the Constitution to befit his political ambition.
Joining in 2015, Ms. Aoyama is a Junior Associate at YULS. The comment, writing, or column does not represent the official position of YULS.