Vice President Mike Pence slammed the establishment media for the glowing coverage multiple outlets gave North Korea during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.
Some media outlets criticized Pence for staying seated as the United North and South Korean teams were introduced during the opening ceremonies, and others claimed brutal dictator Kim Jong-un’s sister “stole the show.” (RELATED: The Media Sides With North Korea Over The United States At The Olympics)
Pence addressed the media’s fawning North Korea coverage during his speech at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD.
“Two weeks ago I was honored to lead the official delegation to the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang where we cheered on Team USA,” Pence began. “But as you all know, many in the mainstream media seemed quite taken with another dignitary.”
“For all the media fawning for the sister of the North Korean dictator, I think it’s important that every American knows who this person is and what she has done. The sister of Kim Jong-un is the central pillar of the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet. An evil family clique that brutalizes, subjugates, starves, and imprisons its 25 million people.”
Pence promised that regardless of what the media thinks of North Korea, he would continue to stand up to the brutal regime.
“Every American remembers the heartbreaking story of Otto Warmbier,” he concluded to loud applause. “So for all those in the media who think I should have stood and cheered with the North Koreans, I say the United States of America doesn’t stand with murderous dictatorships, we stand up to murderous dictatorships.”
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