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NORTH KOREA: Oops, lost my compass

Letter by Michael E. Arndt, Tacoma on Aug. 27, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 7 Comments »
August 27, 2010 1:41 pm

I find it extremely difficult to believe that an English instructor (Aijalon Gomes) couldn’t maintain his compass and slipped, stumbled or fell into North Korea.

Were there no signs that he was close to peril? Was he texting? What was it he expected other than “Watch this!” notoriety?

Bill Clinton previously went after after two other lost sheep and brought them home. Now Jimmy Carter goes after another off-course lamb. No wonder we look like a nation of uncontrolled fools. But then Mom, Dad or some ex-president is always on hand to bail us out. Good grief!

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