'One of these this is not like the other, one of these things is not the same...'
Once again Newsweek has a great story about this time about global warming, a serious problem facing the world and releases it in every addition except the American one. It's almost like they're trying to keep America stupid. They've even replaced a letter with a smiley face on the cover. People worth listening to stopped doing that sometime in middle school, right? And if they think keeping bad news off the cover will sell more magazines in the check out line, that giant scary Foley face might not help...
You'd think that would be the end of it, but you'd be wrong.
It turns out the international edition also has a story covering the North Korean nuclear test:
On Sept. 19, 2005, North Korea signed a widely heralded denuclearization agreement with the United States, China, Russia, Japan and South Korea. Pyongyang pledged to “abandon all nuclear weapons and existing nuclear programs.” In return, Washington agreed that the United States and North Korea would “respect each other’s sovereignty, exist peacefully together and take steps to normalize their relations.”So, let's see. 2005 was what? The middle of the Clinton Administration! This makes perfect sense becaues the whole North Korea thing is Clinton's fault anyway.
Four days later, the U.S. Treasury Department imposed sweeping financial sanctions against North Korea designed to cut off the country’s access to the international banking system, branding it a “criminal state” guilty of counterfeiting, money laundering and trafficking in weapons of mass destruction.
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