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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
North Korean state media called President Obama a “wicked black monkey” and South Korean President Park Geun-hye an “old prostitute” in a duo of articles and highly inflammatory commentaries published last Friday.
The condemnations, which included unprecedented levels of extremely racist and offensive rhetoric, were published following a speech made by President Obama during a visit to South Korea in April and spotted by North Korea watcher Joshua Stanton of the One Free Korea blog, several days after publication.