George Galloway praises the “cohesive, pristine, innocent culture” of North Korea

April 10, 2013 5:44 pm

Whilst the eyes of the Westminster Village has been watching the debate/tribute to Margaret Thatcher in the Commons, this video of George Galloway has come to light of the Bradford West MP praising the “cohesive, pristine, innocent culture” of North Korea on his (Iranian state funded) Press TV show, comment (h/t: HuffPo):

Most Western visitors to North Korea are confined to the capital Pyongyang – reserved for the (relatively) well off party elite. Presumably this is the culture Galloway refers to – rather than the poverty stricken North Korean countryside.

  • robertcp

    Galloway clearly prefers dictatorships like North Korea to imperfect democracies like South Korea, Japan and the United States. He is not a democratic socialist in any meaningful sense.

  • NT86

    Vile scum of the earth.

  • Monkey_Bach

    In fairness wasn’t Tony Blair saying that Margaret Thatcher was, “… was kind and generous spirited”, just as crazy as loquacious George’s preposterous recent statement about North Korea? Loons from the extreme right or extreme left, who secretly or publicly admire dictators, often say the nuttiest things about female ex-Prime Ministers and/or male Korean autocrats.

    Eeek.

    • Daniel Speight

      I like it – Tony Blair = George Galloway;-)

    • Winston_from_the_Ministry

      One was talking about a person, the other a society, it is completely different.

  • John Ruddy

    He’s rapidly running out of dictators to suck up to.

  • Brumanuensis

    Galloway is a remarkable man. He has acquired a profound and comprehensive knowledge of North Korean culture from only two visits. Would that we were all equally observant.

  • rekrab

    Gentlemen, we’re almost at defcon 4, with one level before immanent war.China is massing troops on it’s Korean border and it isn’t thought their massing to oppose their neighbours.
    North Korea has said that Japan would be it’s first nuclear target.
    Will America concede to Korea’s demands? there’s time? but is there the will and more importantly is there the money and safe passage for the Korean dictatorship to make the changes?

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