Bush bites hand that shakes hand that feeds him

"The Korea Times is reporting that President Bush's Jun. 29 executive order -- naming eight companies as WMD proliferators, or supporters of WMD proliferation -- has struck at a key business partner of the Reverend Moon, owner of the Washington Times," writes John Gorenfeld. [When he isn't proclaiming himself the messiah, shit-talking America, or funneling money into Republican causes, Moon runs the Washington Times, UPI and a variety of non media-related businesses.]

"One of the companies named, Ryonbong, is the other half of Moon's North Korean joint car venture. Together they operate a plant 25 miles down the road from the North Korean capital...Coincidentally, Bush just nominated to a State Department post the woman [a Moonie] who helped open the door to a relationship between North Korea and Sun Myung Moon." (iapprovethismessiah via Atrios)

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