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Headlined "What People Got for Christmas," the English-language column also poked fun at global technology giant Samsung Electronics, referring to past bribery scandals as well as perceptions that its leaders are arrogant.
The piece was meant as a satirical spoof, the columnist says, but Samsung wasn't laughing.
Breen's column ran as local media reported that President Lee would soon pardon Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee on a 2008 conviction for tax evasion. Chairman Lee, 68, had already rece
Originally posted by EmperorZeno
Look at it from their point of view though, how would you feel if you owned a company and boxing day sales were coming up, you were all excited because you were going to sell a lot of products.
But all of the sudden this dude comes up and starts making fun of your company just before the big sale, and because of that you run the risk of losing sales. If it were me I wouldn't have just sat back and watched.