Politics as Usual

I remember seeing videos of South Korean politicians brawling about a year ago, when I was still at home, thinking what the hell is going on over there?   Well… a few days ago it happened again and I finally found a video of it to post.

The brawl started after a bill on media reform was introduced, leading to fist fights and several people literally taking a running jump in an attempt to leap to the Speaker’s podium in a demonstration of disgust for the party of opposition.   Male and female politicians can be seen taking part.  It’s pretty crazy stuff.

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~ by ripcitytoseoul on July 25, 2009.

One Response to “Politics as Usual”

  1. […] emotional excitement is also widely recognized in South Korean politics. I posted a video of brawl at the National Assembly Building last July. I would consider politics to the point of physical violence as […]

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