Jae-myung Lee, to Daegu, a conservative garden… “I don’t argue with Kim Dae-jung and Park Jeong-hee”

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On the day the opposition party’s presidential candidate was decided, Democratic Party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung visited Daegu, which is said to be the garden of conservatives.

Emphasizing that he is a ruling party candidate from Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province, he said that if it was a good policy, Kim Dae-jung or Park Chung-hee would not be considered.

Correspondent Kim Ji-kyung on the sidewalk.

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Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung, who visited Daegu right after the candidacy declaration, visited Daegu again on the day the opponent was decided.

As a Democratic candidate, I went to Seomun Market, which is known as a place that symbolizes conservative public sentiment, which is unusual.

“Lee Jae-myung! President!”

Amid hundreds of supporters, Lee encouraged merchants and took a photo with them.

He also appealed to the local people by emphasizing that his hometown was Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do.

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“I remember coming to (Seomun Market) to buy shoes. (Daegu and Gyeongbuk) is the place where I buried my womb, and it is also the place where I will eventually bury my body…”

Candidate Lee promised to revitalize the regional economy, such as Daegu and Gyeongbuk, saying, “The metropolitan area is stagnant and growth is blocked in the provinces.”

The day that candidate Yoon Seok-yeol was decided by coincidence.

Candidate Lee said he would like to congratulate him today, and suggested that instead of political strife, we should engage in a policy competition that would make people’s lives better.

In particular, he emphasized that he would do what is most necessary for the livelihood of the people beyond his ideology, and that he would not discriminate between liberals and conservatives with good policies.

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“I’m thinking, “Whether it’s the Kim Dae-jung policy or the Park Chung-hee policy, the left policy or the right policy, shouldn’t we do what is really necessary for our people?”

We also targeted 2030 votes by having lunch with a job seeker who wanted to have a friend for the president, and visiting Kyungpook National University in jeans to give a lecture.

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“Restoring fairness is the path to growth in the end, and this growth creates new opportunities, which in turn broadens the playing field for you…”

Regarding the controversy over disaster aid, Lee said, “I hope that the excess tax revenue will be used for the suffering people.” “It will be decided according to the will of the people.”

This is Kim Ji-kyung from MBC News.

Video coverage: Jo Yoon-gi, Park Joo-young / Video editing: Lee Jeong-seop

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