Ahead of the June 1 local elections, Lee Jae-myung of the Democratic Party of Korea, Gyeyang of Incheon, criticized the power of the people as “the identity of soybean flour” when there was a disagreement within the party about the promise of a ‘relocation to Gimpo Airport’ by a member of the National Assembly candidate Lee Jae-myung.
At the on-site meeting of the National Election Countermeasures Committee held in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, on the 29th, Lee Jun-seok, representative of People’s Power, said, “The capacity of the party is to create a single plan by controlling the central party. “, he pointed out.
Conflict within the Democratic Party over the relocation of Gimpo Airport
Candidate Jae-myung Lee and Mayor Song Young-gil of the Democratic Party of Korea announced on the 27th that they would move Gimpo Airport to Incheon International Airport and integrate it and develop the western part of the metropolitan area, including Gyeyang in Incheon and Gimpo in Gyeonggi.
However, the Democratic Party, which has Jeju as its constituency, such as Jeju Governor Candidate Oh Young-hoon and Jeju Provincial Party Chairman Song Jae-ho, openly opposed Candidate Jae-myung Lee’s promise to relocate Gimpo Airport, resulting in conflict.
Chairman Song Jae-ho held a press conference the day before (28th) at the election office of Candidate Young-hoon Oh in Yeondong, Jeju-si, and said, “I emphasize once again that this is not worth thinking about, and I am clearly opposed to the relocation of Gimpo Airport.” It is very regrettable that we did not consult with local lawmakers.”
“Proof that the party has become soybean flour by dividing the people”
In response, CEO Lee Jun-seok said, “Candidate Young-gil Song and Jae-myung Lee are saying that they will close Gimpo Airport and let (citizens in the metropolitan area) use Cheongju and Wonju airports, while Candidate Young-hoon Oh is protesting to the effect that these promises are unreasonable and unreasonable. Gyeonggi governor candidate Kim Dong-yeon is saying that the functions of Seongnam Seoul Airport should be moved to Gimpo Airport,” he said.
He continued, “Even after this, our party criticizes the inadequacy of the promise to relocate Gimpo Airport, and the Democrats criticize the people’s power to divide the people with their promises.” It is proof that asking for votes while talking about three or four different things depending on the relationship is different and that the party has become soy flour.”
Representative Lee Jun-seok also urged Ho-jung Yun, chairman of the Democratic Party’s Joint Emergency Response Countermeasures Committee, to clarify the party’s views on the relocation of Gimpo Airport. He said, “It is time for the leadership to answer what the Democratic Party’s theory is about the relocation of Gimpo Airport.” He said, “In such a soybean meal promise, the leadership must take center stage. If the Democratic Party lieutenant colonel neglects this responsibility, it would be very irresponsible to the people. “he emphasized.
“If you don’t have the confidence to discuss, run away, the keyword of Jae-myung Lee”
He also urged candidate Lee Jae-myung to respond to the open discussion on the promise to relocate Gimpo Airport, which was proposed the day before. In particular, Kim Eo-joon, a broadcaster with a pro-night nature, was put under pressure saying that he would accept the discussion as a moderator.
Representative Lee Jun-seok said, “Candidate Jae-myung Lee made a promise (before Gimpo Airport) and offered an unlimited discussion, so the answer is silent.” Good. Run away from this discussion as if you were confident and you ran away from Gyeonggi-do if you were not confident. Running away is the keyword of Lee Jae-myung.”
Park Yong-chan, spokesperson for Oh Se-hoon’s People’s Power Seoul Mayor Candidate Camp, said in a comment on the same day, “I was criticized for trying to ‘save Lee Jae-myung’ by making a proposal to relocate Gimpo Airport just a week before the election.” When the airport relocation was announced, Seoul as well as Jeju were turned upside down, and there is strong resistance from within the Democratic Party as well.