Newsweek CW on NK

Screencap of Newsweek from 9/24/2008  | NewsBusters.org North Korea plans to resume its nuclear program next week, violating an agreement reached in June with the Bush administration.

At that time, Newsweek's Conventional Wisdom toasted Kim Jong-il, the dictatorial "Dear Leader" of the radical Communist state, on the agreement, which would have removed North Korea for a list of state sponsors of terrorism:

"North Korea: U.S. to take it off the terror list after nuclear declaration. More cognac for the Dear Leader!"

Here's the Newsweek CW for today's online edition:

[Down arrow] By planning to restart nuclear plant, the country shows it's more volatile than Wall Street.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is the Managing Editor for NewsBusters