NBC apologizes for correspondent’s deeply offensive imperialist comment

Joshua Cooper Ramo was covering the Olympics in Pyeongchang in NBC. During the opening ceremonies, he said this: “Every Korean will tell you that Japan is a cultural and technological and economic example that has been so important to their own transformation.” The Resident breaks down why that was so deeply offensive to Koreans, enough to prompt an online petition and an on-air apology. Follow The Resident at

Find RT America in your area:
Or watch us online:

Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

Leave a Comment