September 24, 2023

8 KCNA Cartoons: Lee Myung-Bak

KCNA's hatred for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has reached fever pitch in recent days.  Through a number of a personal attacks, North Korean state media have suggested that Lee will be responsible for any North Korean military provocation in the coming days - reiterating threats that Seoul could be wiped to ashes in just a few minutes and promising a series of forthcoming "special measures".   But in an unprecedented move, KCNA have today (April 24)  published a series of eight cartoons on Lee Myung-bak, each with its own artists' narrative describing the images. Could these cartoons be the "special measures" KCNA were referring to in recent days, or are other unpleasantries forthcoming?

Take a look and decide for yourself: