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TheDC Newsroom: The Media Sold Its Seoul Propping Up Kim Jong-Un’s Sister At The Olympics

It’s Monday, February 12, 2018. You’re in The Daily Caller Newsroom.

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We’re officially through our first weekend of 2018 Winter Olympics coverage, and one thing is certain.

Legacy media outlets are more than happy to prop up the sister — and propaganda minister — of a known mass murderer and tyrannical dictator if it means they get to write headlines about a strong woman throwing Vice President Mike Pence some major side-eye.

 US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and North Korea's Kim Jong Uns sister Kim Yo Jong attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018. (PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and North Korea’s Kim Jong Uns sister Kim Yo Jong attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018. (PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

 US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and North Korea's Kim Jong Uns sister Kim Yo Jong attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018. (PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and North Korea’s Kim Jong Uns sister Kim Yo Jong attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on February 9, 2018. (PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nothing says “empowered” like killing and torturing your own people.