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North Korea’s Olympic Defectors—Not

Yonhap via Reuters PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—One good defection would have saved the day for Mike Pence. Think of the distraction of a lone North Korean, among more than 400 sent to the Winter Olympics, bolting into the arms of a South Korean policeman or sneaking out of their sequestered quarters into the frigid air of one of Korea’s coldest winters. What better way to underscore the brutality of the regime on the dark side of the DMZ, as emphasized in the State of the Union by U.
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