The courts and judges claim to exercise the rule of law as required by the Constitution. Yet the judges are hypocrites, pretending to exercise the law but truly are nothing but agents of the Lee family to keep them in power and I might add, help themselves to a lavish lifestyle.
And then you have the masses who have no idea what all this means. Since they have never been taught what rights they have, they continue in ignorance as the Lee family continues their one party totalitarian oligarchy.
It would have been honest for the regime to openly admit that they are not interested in any fancy ideas of Constitutional government and would prefer to simply do whatever they want. But as this sort of an admission may not go down well in international circles, they are compelled to continue the pretence of a Constitutional democracy when it is simply not.
This sort of a situation is dangerously imbalanced, not a situation which local intelligent people would be prepared to accept as shown by the increasing numbers leaving for settlement abroad from an already tiny population of just 2.5 million native born citizens, the birth rate continues to drop and the large older generation are very quickly dying out.
As for the international community, it is becoming increasingly evident to them that
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