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 ====== 제 목: 한국 대통령 후보 이명박: 보수적 정치사상,​ 진보적인 가슴? ====== ====== 제 목: 한국 대통령 후보 이명박: 보수적 정치사상,​ 진보적인 가슴? ======
-미 분 류 SEOUL 000331 ​ + 
-국방부망 배포((번역 주: SIPDIS, Siprnet Distribution )) +미 분 류 SEOUL 000331 국방부망 배포((번역 주: SIPDIS, Siprnet Distribution)) ​ 국방부망 배포 행정명령 12958: 해당없음 태그: KS(([Korea (South)])) , PGOV(([Internal Governmental Affairs])) , PINR(([Intelligence])) , PREL(([External Political Relations])) ​ 제 목: 한국 대통령 후보 이명박: 보수적 정치사상,​ 진보적인 가슴? 번역자: PoirotKr (트위터 사용자명) ​— //​[[poirotkr@wikileaks-kr.org|Micheal H. Rhee]] 2012/11/08 05:21// 
-국방부망 배포 +
-행정명령 12958: 해당없음 +
-태그: KS(([Korea (South)])), PGOV(([Internal Governmental Affairs])), PINR(([Intelligence])),​ PREL(([External Political Relations])) +
-제 목: 한국 대통령 후보 이명박: 보수적 정치사상,​ 진보적인 가슴? +
-번역자: PoirotKr (트위터 사용자명) ​ ​--- ​//​[[poirotkr@wikileaks-kr.org|Micheal H. Rhee]] 2012/11/08 05:21//+
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-10. (민감하지만 미분류) MB가(널리 유통되는 호칭) “현대맨”이 되자마자 이명박의 관리자 역량이 드러나기 시작했다. 그는 5년 만에 이사가 되었고(전무) 35살이던 12년 만에 현대건설회사 사장이 되었다. ​<wrap hi>그는 1980년대와 1990년대 많은 봉급쟁이의 동경의 대상인 성공 신화의 모델이 되었다.</​wrap> ​그의 인생 이야기는 너무 흥미진진해서 1991년 KBS는 이명박의 일생을 다룬 드라마 “야망의 세월”을 제작하였다. MBC는 그 후속 드라마인 “영웅시대”란 드라마를 제작하였다. 이명박이 말한 바로는 1991년 드라마는 그의 일생과 현대그룹 정주영 회장과의 관계를 95% 정확히 그렸다고 한다. 이명박은 현재 3개의 자서전을 출판했는데,​ 두 권은 자신의 인생을 다뤘고(“신화는 없다” 그리고 “절망이라지만 나는 희망이 보인다”) 한 권은 서울시장 시절을 다뤘다(“청계천은 미래로 흐른다”). ​<WRAP center round info 90%>//​**김영주의원 “이명박 후보, 현대건설 부도 장본인”**//​김영주 대통합민주신당 의원(정무위)은 25일 금융감독위원회에 대한 국정감사에서 “이라크 장기 미수 채권이 현대건설 부도의 주범”이라며 “이라크 장기 미수 채권은 이명박 사장 취임 이후인 79년부터 91년까지다. 장기미수채권은 모두 이 후보가 사장 재직시절 나온 것으로, 부도의 핵심 원인은 이명박 후보의 책임”이라고 주장했다.…(중략) 김 의원은 “리스크가 커서 공사대금 받는 데 어려울 것이란 얘기 있었는데 이를 상쇄할 장치를 마련치 못한 것은 얼마나 주먹구구식 경영인지를 보여주는 것”이라며 “이라크 장기채권 중 2005년에 1조 6천억원중 80%인 1조 3천억을 탕감키로 하고 6천억원만을 회수하기로 했다. 2006년부터 이자를 13년간 분할해서 받고, 환율하락으로 회수금액은 더 떨어진다”고 주장했다. [[http://​www.hani.co.kr/​arti/​politics/​assembly/​245646.html|김영주의원 “이명박 후보, 현대건설 부도 장본인”]] //​한겨레//​ +10. (민감하지만 미분류) MB가(널리 유통되는 호칭) “현대맨”이 되자마자 이명박의 관리자 역량이 드러나기 시작했다. 그는 5년 만에 이사가 되었고(전무) 35살이던 12년 만에 현대건설회사 사장이 되었다. 그는 1980년대와 1990년대 많은 봉급쟁이의 동경의 대상인 성공 신화의 모델이 되었다. 그의 인생 이야기는 너무 흥미진진해서 1991년 KBS는 이명박의 일생을 다룬 드라마 “야망의 세월”을 제작하였다. MBC는 그 후속 드라마인 “영웅시대”란 드라마를 제작하였다. 이명박이 말한 바로는 1991년 드라마는 그의 일생과 현대그룹 정주영 회장과의 관계를 95% 정확히 그렸다고 한다. 이명박은 현재 3개의 자서전을 출판했는데,​ 두 권은 자신의 인생을 다뤘고(“신화는 없다” 그리고 “절망이라지만 나는 희망이 보인다”) 한 권은 서울시장 시절을 다뤘다(“청계천은 미래로 흐른다”).
-</​WRAP>​+
  
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-14. (민감하지만 미분류) 이명박은 과거 최고경영자와 서울 시장을 거치면서 세간의 이목을 끌어왔는데,​ 봄이 오기 전까지 외교 정책 문제를 더 구체적으로 다루기에 앞서 그의 캠페인은 경제에 초점을 맞출 것이라고 이명박 참모들은 대사관 정무 직원에게 말하였다. 만일 대통령 선거라 오늘 열린다면 이명박이 승리할 것 같다. 그러나 대선까지 10개월이 넘게 남은 이상 대선 다툼이 끝나려면 아직 멀었다. 이명박 캠프는 지금 같은 자신감과 함께 이회창이 했던 실수를 반복하지 않을 것이며 여론 조사 선두를 지킬 거라고 말한다. (주석: 동아일보 1월 30일 설문조사에서,​ 2위인 박근혜 후보를 상대로 이명박은 26.4% 앞서 있고 가장 유력한 집권당 후보인 정동영에는 43.1% 앞서고 있다. 주석 끝.)그러나 12월에 이명박이 어떻게 되든 이명박은 뚜렷한 선두 주자로서 독특하고 매혹적인 인생 이야기와 개성을 보여주고 있으며 그가 어떤 종류의 사람인지,​ 어떤 지도자가 될 것인지 모든 사람의 입길에 오르내릴 것이다. +14. (민감하지만 미분류) 이명박은 과거 최고경영자와 서울 시장을 거치면서 세간의 이목을 끌어왔는데,​ 봄이 오기 전까지 외교 정책 문제를 더 구체적으로 다루기에 앞서 그의 캠페인은 경제에 초점을 맞출 것이라고 이명박 참모들은 대사관 정무 직원에게 말하였다. 만일 대통령 선거라 오늘 열린다면 이명박이 승리할 것 같다. 그러나 대선까지 10개월이 넘게 남은 이상 대선 다툼이 끝나려면 아직 멀었다. 이명박 캠프는 지금 같은 자신감과 함께 이회창이 했던 실수를 반복하지 않을 것이며 여론 조사 선두를 지킬 거라고 말한다. (주석: 동아일보 1월 30일 설문조사에서,​ 2위인 박근혜 후보를 상대로 이명박은 26.4% 앞서 있고 가장 유력한 집권당 후보인 정동영에는 43.1% 앞서고 있다. 주석 끝.)그러나 12월에 이명박이 어떻게 되든 이명박은 뚜렷한 선두 주자로서 독특하고 매혹적인 인생 이야기와 개성을 보여주고 있으며 그가 어떤 종류의 사람인지,​ 어떤 지도자가 될 것인지 모든 사람의 입길에 오르내릴 것이다. 버시바우 [[https://​sites.google.com/​site/​poirotkr/​5/​07seoul331|포와로 탐정의 번역]] © 무단복제나 전재를 금지합니다.
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-UNCLAS SEOUL 000331  +UNCLAS SEOUL 000331 
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-SIPDIS  +SIPDIS 
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-SIPDIS  +SIPDIS 
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-E.O. 12958: N/A  +E.O. 12958: N/A 
-TAGS: KS [Korea (South)], PGOV [Internal Governmental Affairs], PINR [Intelligence],​ PREL [External Political Relations]  +TAGS: KS [Korea (South)], PGOV [Internal Governmental Affairs], PINR [Intelligence],​ PREL [External Political Relations] 
-SUBJECT: ROK PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LEE MYUNG-BAK:  +SUBJECT: ROK PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LEE MYUNG-BAK:​ 
-CONSERVATIVE POLITICS, PROGRESSIVE HEART? ​ +CONSERVATIVE POLITICS, PROGRESSIVE HEART? 
-  + 
-  +¶1.  (SBU) Summary: ​ Former Seoul Mayor and opposition Grand 
-¶1.  (SBU) Summary: ​ Former Seoul Mayor and opposition Grand  +National Party (GNP) Presidential Candidate Lee Myung-bak is 
-National Party (GNP) Presidential Candidate Lee Myung-bak is  +topping the charts with 44.6 percent approval ratings, 
-topping the charts with 44.6 percent approval ratings,  +according to a January 30 Donga Ilbo Newspaper poll. 
-according to a January 30 Donga Ilbo Newspaper poll.  +Promising affordable homes for newly married couples, jobs 
-Promising affordable homes for newly married couples, jobs  +for all and programs for the homeless, he has garnered 
-for all and programs for the homeless, he has garnered  +support not just from the conservative GNP supporters but 
-support not just from the conservative GNP supporters but  +also the traditional progressive party base.  The younger 
-also the traditional progressive party base.  The younger  +generation is attracted by his life story and "can do" 
-generation is attracted by his life story and "can do"  +attitude and admires his accomplishments as Seoul Mayor and 
-attitude and admires his accomplishments as Seoul Mayor and  +his successes at Hyundai. ​ His miraculous rise from a 
-his successes at Hyundai. ​ His miraculous rise from a  +destitute upbringing to Hyundai CEO to leading presidential 
-destitute upbringing to Hyundai CEO to leading presidential  +candidate inspires many, and his amazing life story is the 
-candidate inspires many, and his amazing life story is the  +source of much of his current support. ​ End Summary 
-source of much of his current support. ​ End Summary  + 
-  +Leader of Hope 
-Leader of Hope  +-------------- 
---------------  + 
-  +¶2.  (SBU) Lee Myung-bak has a natural and captivating speech 
-¶2.  (SBU) Lee Myung-bak has a natural and captivating speech  +style that is more folksy and personal than that of the other 
-style that is more folksy and personal than that of the other  +candidates, poloff has observed. ​ Lee plays crowds well and 
-candidates, poloff has observed. ​ Lee plays crowds well and  +as the charismatic presidential front-runner,​ receives rock 
-as the charismatic presidential front-runner,​ receives rock  +star treatment wherever he goes.  Lee delivers lessons 
-star treatment wherever he goes.  Lee delivers lessons  +through anecdotes and lays out his future policy plans by 
-through anecdotes and lays out his future policy plans by  +highlighting what he did as Seoul Mayor or Hyundai CEO.  Some 
-highlighting what he did as Seoul Mayor or Hyundai CEO.  Some  +have said that his speeches are sermon-like in their pace and 
-have said that his speeches are sermon-like in their pace and  +theme. ​ Currently, he is working to depict himself as a 
-theme. ​ Currently, he is working to depict himself as a  +"​leader of hope." ​ The business cards of Anguk Forum, a think 
-"​leader of hope." ​ The business cards of Anguk Forum, a think  +tank which currently serves as Lee's de facto campaign 
-tank which currently serves as Lee's de facto campaign  +headquarters until he launches his official campaign in 
-headquarters until he launches his official campaign in  +February, represent Lee's campaign slogan. ​ "​Anguk"​ in Korean 
-February, represent Lee's campaign slogan. ​ "​Anguk"​ in Korean  +is defined as "​peaceful nation." ​ The open door on the 
-is defined as "​peaceful nation." ​ The open door on the  +business cards symbolizes an "open door to the future."​ 
-business cards symbolizes an "open door to the future."​  + 
-  +Campaign Inertia: Danger in Size? 
-Campaign Inertia: Danger in Size?  +--------------------------------- 
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-  +¶3.  (SBU) Lee has a well-financed campaign with over 100 
-¶3.  (SBU) Lee has a well-financed campaign with over 100  +formal and informal staff, and an impressive network of 
-formal and informal staff, and an impressive network of  +lawmakers supporting his candidacy at the National Assembly. 
-lawmakers supporting his candidacy at the National Assembly.  +However, there are rumors of controversies and infighting 
-However, there are rumors of controversies and infighting  +within the organization. ​ Pundits have compared the struggles 
-within the organization. ​ Pundits have compared the struggles  +within the Forum to the troubles Lee Hoe-chang'​s camp 
-within the Forum to the troubles Lee Hoe-chang'​s camp  +suffered in the 2002 presidential election when there was 
-suffered in the 2002 presidential election when there was  +infighting over prospective Blue House positions before the 
-infighting over prospective Blue House positions before the  +election. Up until mid-January 2007, numbers were written on 
-election. Up until mid-January 2007, numbers were written on  +the business cards that tracked the order in which people had 
-the business cards that tracked the order in which people had  +joined Lee Myung-bak'​s campaign. ​ However, rumor was that the 
-joined Lee Myung-bak'​s campaign. ​ However, rumor was that the  +numbers represented in rank order who was closest to Lee. 
-numbers represented in rank order who was closest to Lee.  + 
-  +GNP United? 
-GNP United?  +----------- 
------------  + 
-  +¶4.  (SBU) In a speech Lee delivered in Busan on January 23 
-¶4.  (SBU) In a speech Lee delivered in Busan on January 23  +that poloff observed, Lee said that the greatest challenge 
-that poloff observed, Lee said that the greatest challenge  +facing the GNP was uniting behind one candidate for the 2007 
-facing the GNP was uniting behind one candidate for the 2007  +presidential election. ​ To this end, he complimented the 
-presidential election. ​ To this end, he complimented the  +other two leading GNP presidential hopefuls and proclaimed 
-other two leading GNP presidential hopefuls and proclaimed  +that he would not participate in any negative campaigns. ​ His 
-that he would not participate in any negative campaigns. ​ His  +recent comment that women who have no children have no 
-recent comment that women who have no children have no  +authority to speak on educational reform was not directed at 
-authority to speak on educational reform was not directed at  +Park Geun-hye and was taken out of context, he insisted. ​ He 
-Park Geun-hye and was taken out of context, he insisted. ​ He  +added that the comment was highlighted by the media since "a 
-added that the comment was highlighted by the media since "a  +fight sells papers." ​ He vowed he would be more careful in 
-fight sells papers." ​ He vowed he would be more careful in  +future speeches. ​ Most pundits agree that if either Lee or 
-future speeches. ​ Most pundits agree that if either Lee or  +Park leave the GNP to form a new party, it would open the 
-Park leave the GNP to form a new party, it would open the  +door for a ruling party candidate, much as in 1997 when Rhee 
-door for a ruling party candidate, much as in 1997 when Rhee  +In-je and Lee Hoe-chang split the GNP vote and this led to 
-In-je and Lee Hoe-chang split the GNP vote and this led to  +Kim Dae-jung'​s election. 
-Kim Dae-jung'​s election.  + 
-  +¶5.  (SBU) One of Lee Myung-bak'​s leading advisors at the 
-¶5.  (SBU) One of Lee Myung-bak'​s leading advisors at the  +National Assembly, GNP lawmaker Chung Doo-un, told poloff 
-National Assembly, GNP lawmaker Chung Doo-un, told poloff  +that Lee's greatest hurdle to overcome was himself - to 
-that Lee's greatest hurdle to overcome was himself - to  +physically keep up the hectic campaigning pace he has already 
-physically keep up the hectic campaigning pace he has already  +begun until December and also to avoid making a mistake in a 
-begun until December and also to avoid making a mistake in a  +speech. ​ Pundits say the "​bulldozer"​ faces many challenges,​ 
-speech. ​ Pundits say the "​bulldozer"​ faces many challenges,  +from possible past misdeeds to, in the age of the internet 
-from possible past misdeeds to, in the age of the internet  +and UCC (user created content), his off-the-cuff speaking 
-and UCC (user created content), his off-the-cuff speaking  +style, either of which could lead to deflation of the support 
-style, either of which could lead to deflation of the support  +he now enjoys. 
-he now enjoys.  + 
-  +Rags to Riches 
-Rags to Riches  +-------------- 
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-  +¶6.  (SBU) Lee Myung-bak was born into an abjectly poor 
-  +farming household in 1941 in Osaka, Japan and came to Pohang 
-¶6.  (SBU) Lee Myung-bak was born into an abjectly poor  +in 1945 after Korea was liberated. ​ Lee had to earn a living 
-farming household in 1941 in Osaka, Japan and came to Pohang  +working odd jobs since his elementary school years; adding 
-in 1945 after Korea was liberated. ​ Lee had to earn a living  +sulfur covers to matches and selling them, and selling street 
-working odd jobs since his elementary school years; adding  +snacks such as fried silkworms. ​ His mother allowed him to 
-sulfur covers to matches and selling them, and selling street  +attend high school at night as long as he was able to receive 
-snacks such as fried silkworms. ​ His mother allowed him to  +a scholarship by remaining the top student. ​ Lee jokes that 
-attend high school at night as long as he was able to receive  +he was able to maintain the number one rank in his class not 
-a scholarship by remaining the top student. ​ Lee jokes that  +because of his smarts but because no one in his class had the 
-he was able to maintain the number one rank in his class not  +time to study. ​ His mother told him not to be embarrassed to 
-because of his smarts but because no one in his class had the  +sell snacks and be proud because he was earning an honest 
-time to study. ​ His mother told him not to be embarrassed to  +living. ​ He said his dream was always to have a stable job 
-sell snacks and be proud because he was earning an honest  +and he thought that with a job, no matter the pay, comes 
-living. ​ He said his dream was always to have a stable job  +happiness. ​ Hence, at the heart of his economic platform is 
-and he thought that with a job, no matter the pay, comes  +job creation for all ages and at all wage levels. 
-happiness. ​ Hence, at the heart of his economic platform is  + 
-job creation for all ages and at all wage levels.  +¶7.  (SBU) After coming to Seoul to earn money after high 
-  +school, while working as a laborer, he studied with used 
-¶7.  (SBU) After coming to Seoul to earn money after high  +books he bought at used bookstores near Cheonggye Stream, and 
-school, while working as a laborer, he studied with used  +graduated from prestigious Korea University with a BA in 
-books he bought at used bookstores near Cheonggye Stream, and  +business management. ​ While serving as the student council 
-graduated from prestigious Korea University with a BA in  +president in 1964, he was arrested for leading a protest 
-business management. ​ While serving as the student council  +against the ROK-Japan normalization of diplomatic relations,​ 
-president in 1964, he was arrested for leading a protest  +which many students then considered an unfair agreement. ​ He 
-against the ROK-Japan normalization of diplomatic relations,  +was released after serving six months in jail. 
-which many students then considered an unfair agreement. ​ He  + 
-was released after serving six months in jail.  +The Lucky Exchange 
-  +------------------ 
-The Lucky Exchange  + 
-------------------  +¶8.  (SBU) Due to his imprisonment,​ Lee could not get a job 
-  +upon graduation. ​ Therefore he wrote a heartfelt letter to 
-¶8.  (SBU) Due to his imprisonment,​ Lee could not get a job  +then President Park Chung-hee (father of Lee's GNP opponent 
-upon graduation. ​ Therefore he wrote a heartfelt letter to  +Park Geun-hye) saying, "If a government hinders an 
-then President Park Chung-hee (father of Lee's GNP opponent  +individual'​s way of life, then the government would be 
-Park Geun-hye) saying, "If a government hinders an  +forever indebted to that individual." ​ According to first 
-individual'​s way of life, then the government would be  +hand accounts, the Blue House staff directly intervened due 
-forever indebted to that individual." ​ According to first  +to Lee's impassioned letter and decided to pardon him. 
-hand accounts, the Blue House staff directly intervened due  +Thanks to this pardon, he was able to enter Hyundai 
-to Lee's impassioned letter and decided to pardon him.  +Construction Company, on the condition that he would 
-Thanks to this pardon, he was able to enter Hyundai  +"​behave."​ 
-Construction Company, on the condition that he would  + 
-"​behave."​  +¶9.  (SBU) In speeches, Lee recalls that Chung Joo-young, then 
-  +Chairman of Hyundai Group, asked him one question in his job 
-¶9.  (SBU) In speeches, Lee recalls that Chung Joo-young, then  +interview, "What is construction?"​ to which Lee responded 
-Chairman of Hyundai Group, asked him one question in his job  +with, "​Construction is creation." ​ After the interview Lee 
-interview, "What is construction?"​ to which Lee responded  +said that Chung used this phrase in many speeches. ​ While the 
-with, "​Construction is creation." ​ After the interview Lee  +phrase may have been his ticket into the Hyundai Group, lore 
-said that Chung used this phrase in many speeches. ​ While the  +has it that former President Park Chung-hee approached Chung 
-phrase may have been his ticket into the Hyundai Group, lore  +about hiring Lee and during the brief exchange between Park 
-has it that former President Park Chung-hee approached Chung  +and Chung, there was miscommunication where Park's warning of 
-about hiring Lee and during the brief exchange between Park  +"look out for him" was interpreted to mean "take care of 
-and Chung, there was miscommunication where Park's warning of  +him." ​ This conversation is another factor, if true, that 
-"look out for him" was interpreted to mean "take care of  +could have contributed to Lee's quick rise at Hyundai. 
-him." ​ This conversation is another factor, if true, that  + 
-could have contributed to Lee's quick rise at Hyundai.  +Miraculous Success 
-  +------------------ 
-Miraculous Success  + 
-------------------  +¶10.  (SBU) Once MB (as he is known to most) became a 
-  +"​Hyundai-man,"​ his capabilities as a manager began to show. 
-¶10.  (SBU) Once MB (as he is known to most) became a  +He became a member of the board (managing director) in five 
-"​Hyundai-man,"​ his capabilities as a manager began to show.  +years and president of Hyundai Construction Company in 12 
-He became a member of the board (managing director) in five  +years at the age of 35.  He became the model for the dream of 
-years and president of Hyundai Construction Company in 12  +success that many salary men aspired to in the 1980s and 
-years at the age of 35.  He became the model for the dream of  +1990s. ​ His life story was so compelling that in 1991 KBS 
-success that many salary men aspired to in the 1980s and  +produced a drama about Lee's life, "Times of Ambition"​ and 
-1990s. ​ His life story was so compelling that in 1991 KBS  +MBC followed up with a drama in 2004, "Times of Heroes."​ 
-produced a drama about Lee's life, "Times of Ambition"​ and  +According to Lee, the 1991 drama was 95 percent accurate in 
-MBC followed up with a drama in 2004, "Times of Heroes."​  +its depiction of his life and his relation to Hyundai 
-According to Lee, the 1991 drama was 95 percent accurate in  +Chairman Chung Joo-young. ​ Lee currently has three 
-its depiction of his life and his relation to Hyundai  +biographies out, two on his life ("​There is No Myth" and "I 
-Chairman Chung Joo-young. ​ Lee currently has three  +See Hope, When Others Talk Despair"​) and one about his time 
-biographies out, two on his life ("​There is No Myth" and "I  +as Seoul Mayor ("​Cheonggye Stream Flows Towards the Future"​). 
-See Hope, When Others Talk Despair"​) and one about his time  + 
-as Seoul Mayor ("​Cheonggye Stream Flows Towards the Future"​). ​ +On to Politics 
-  +-------------- 
-  + 
-On to Politics  +¶11.  (SBU) In 1992 he shifted to politics and won a 
---------------  +proportional representation seat in the National Assembly for 
-  +the then-ruling Democratic Liberal Party. ​ He successfully 
-¶11.  (SBU) In 1992 he shifted to politics and won a  +won re-election in 1996 from the Jongro district in Seoul, 
-proportional representation seat in the National Assembly for  + 
-the then-ruling Democratic Liberal Party. ​ He successfully  +defeating candidate Roh Moo-hyun and Lee Jong-chan. ​ Lee 
-won re-election in 1996 from the Jongro district in Seoul,  +highlights in speeches the fact he beat President Roh in 1996 
-  +as a relatively unknown politician. 
-defeating candidate Roh Moo-hyun and Lee Jong-chan. ​ Lee  + 
-highlights in speeches the fact he beat President Roh in 1996  +Seoul Mayor: ​ A Man with a Plan 
-as a relatively unknown politician.  +------------------------------- 
-  + 
-Seoul Mayor: ​ A Man with a Plan  +¶12.  (SBU) As the Mayor of Seoul from 2002-2006, Lee 
--------------------------------  +completed the Cheonggye stream restoration project that 
-  +uncovered ​ uncovered a 3.5-mile stretch of the stream. ​ Since 
-¶12.  (SBU) As the Mayor of Seoul from 2002-2006, Lee  +the stream was reopened in October 2005 after fifty years 
-completed the Cheonggye stream restoration project that  +under concrete, millions of visitors have walked along the 
-uncovered ​ uncovered a 3.5-mile stretch of the stream. ​ Since  +stream. ​ This project thrust him onto the national political 
-the stream was reopened in October 2005 after fifty years  +stage and made him an instant presidential favorite. ​ Lee has 
-under concrete, millions of visitors have walked along the  +frequently stated that when he pitched the Cheonggye stream 
-stream. ​ This project thrust him onto the national political  +restoration project people thought it was impossible;​ 
-stage and made him an instant presidential favorite. ​ Lee has  +however, he declared he does not make empty promises and he 
-frequently stated that when he pitched the Cheonggye stream  +boasts of the realization of this project despite doubters. 
-restoration project people thought it was impossible;  +Hoping to further capitalize on the success of Cheonggye 
-however, he declared he does not make empty promises and he  +stream restoration project, he has proposed as one of his 
-boasts of the realization of this project despite doubters.  +main campaign pledges a canal project connecting Seoul, 
-Hoping to further capitalize on the success of Cheonggye  +Busan, Incheon, and eventually Pyongyang. ​ Even though there 
-stream restoration project, he has proposed as one of his  +are waterways that conceivably could connect Busan to Seoul 
-main campaign pledges a canal project connecting Seoul,  +except one 20-mile stretch, many see the canal project as 
-Busan, Incheon, and eventually Pyongyang. ​ Even though there  +technically impossible and likely to generate huge opposition 
-are waterways that conceivably could connect Busan to Seoul  +from environmental groups. 
-except one 20-mile stretch, many see the canal project as  + 
-technically impossible and likely to generate huge opposition  +¶13.  (SBU) Lee says the Cheonggye stream restoration project 
-from environmental groups.  +and re-organizing the bus system were the projects he 
-  +receives the most acclaim for but are not what he is most 
-¶13.  (SBU) Lee says the Cheonggye stream restoration project  +proud. ​ Instead, Lee says that helping homeless people find 
-and re-organizing the bus system were the projects he  +jobs and restoring the underdeveloped areas of Seoul were his 
-receives the most acclaim for but are not what he is most  +biggest achievements as Seoul Mayor. 
-proud. ​ Instead, Lee says that helping homeless people find  + 
-jobs and restoring the underdeveloped areas of Seoul were his  +Comment 
-biggest achievements as Seoul Mayor.  +------- 
-  + 
-Comment  +¶14.  (SBU) Having won mass appeal through his CEO past and 
--------  +achievements as Seoul Mayor, Lee will focus on the economy in 
-  +his campaigning until the Spring when he will start to 
-¶14.  (SBU) Having won mass appeal through his CEO past and  +address more specific foreign policy issues, Lee's advisors 
-achievements as Seoul Mayor, Lee will focus on the economy in  +told poloff. ​ If the presidential election were held today, 
-his campaigning until the Spring when he will start to  +Lee would likely win.  However, with over 10 months left 
-address more specific foreign policy issues, Lee's advisors  +until the election, the race is far from over.  Lee's camp, 
-told poloff. ​ If the presidential election were held today,  +as confident as they are, commented that they will not make 
-Lee would likely win.  However, with over 10 months left  +the mistake Lee Hoe-chang made and be secure with a lead in 
-until the election, the race is far from over.  Lee's camp,  +the polls. (Note: In Donga'​s January 30 poll, Lee had a 26.4 
-as confident as they are, commented that they will not make  +percent lead over the second-place candidate Park Geun-hye 
-the mistake Lee Hoe-chang made and be secure with a lead in  +and 43.1 percent lead over the nearest ruling party 
-the polls. (Note: In Donga'​s January 30 poll, Lee had a 26.4  +candidate, Chung Dong-young. ​ End Note). ​ However Lee does in 
-percent lead over the second-place candidate Park Geun-hye  +December, he brings a unique and captivating life story and 
-and 43.1 percent lead over the nearest ruling party  +personal style and as the clear front-runner,​ has everyone 
-candidate, Chung Dong-young. ​ End Note). ​ However Lee does in  +talking about what kind of person he is and what kind of 
-December, he brings a unique and captivating life story and  +leader he might become.
-personal style and as the clear front-runner,​ has everyone  +
-talking about what kind of person he is and what kind of  +
-leader he might become. ​+
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