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Assemblyman’s death highlights limits of pluralist politics

Roh Hoe-chan’s star had never risen higher. The South Korean politician, veteran activist and legislator was whip for the minority Justice Party, had emerged as a strong supporter of President Moon Jae-in and charmed millions with his humorous comments in regular podcast appearances. His name had become synonymous with the Justice Party, whose approval rating […]