Friday, December 09, 2016

President Without Portfolio

In South Korea, job keeps you:
Even as her prime minis­ter governs in her stead, Park gets to keep living at the presi­den­tial Blue House, using her official car and plane, collect­ing the same month­ly salary (about $15,000 report­ed­ly) and receiv­ing round-the-clock securi­ty.

She also holds onto the title “Presi­dent.”

But with nothing official­ly to do, it’s uncer­tain how she’ll spend her days during the up-to-six months the country’s Consti­tu­tion­al Court has to decide whether to accept the impeach­ment and formal­ly end her presi­den­cy.
Except when she doesn't really have to...

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