September 27, 2021

N.Korean media uses ‘birthday dog’ meme to make point

KCTV current affairs program uses picture to illustrate argument that dogs are better taken care of than the poor in the U.S.

North Korea’s state-run KCTV network used the popular "birthday dog" Internet meme to criticize Americans' extravagant lifestyles.

As seen in a video released on YouTube, KCTV’s current issue talk show Today’s World used the picture of Riley, more commonly known as the "birthday dog."