Ahn, Psy and rise of the outsider

September 28, 2012 by admin
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Two things happened last week that captured the zeitgeist in Korea. One was the announcement by Ahn Cheol-soo, the software entrepreneur, that he was running for president and the other was rapper Psy’s “Gangnam Style’’ breaking the world record for the most liked YouTube video. What connects these two seemingly unrelated events is that both display the appeal of authenticity that reflects pent-up demand for social change in Korea.

Read more: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/opinon/2012/09/198_120945.html

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