違和感

“My thought when I first heard about the scandal was that the amount involved, $6 million, was small for a presidential scandal in our country and did not come from a chaebol,” said Park Su-na, 30, an office worker in Seoul, referring to the conglomerates. “If President Roh got the money from a chaebol, prosecutors would not have harassed him as much as they did, because they always go soft on the chaebol under the pretext that punishing them too harshly would damage the economy.”

via South Koreans Mourn a Former President and Rebuke the Current One – NYTimes.com. 그의 죽음이 이런 말도 되지 않는 것이 여기에서는 상식으로 통하는 곳이다는 것을 사람들에게 알리는 것으로 의미가 있었다고 해야 할까? 그러면 다음은 무엇일까? 잘못된 상식은 어떻게 해야 할까? 그런 것을 알리려면 또 누가 죽어야 할까? 동네 깡패 수준의 경찰에게 통구이가 되어 죽는 이들을 외면하는 곳에서 말이다. 동의하고 싶지 않지만, 그의 죽음은 違和感 조성이 맞다.

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