Mike Pence was simply out maneuvered in South Korea.
(AP) GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics proved to be short-lived, quickly drowned out by the images of the two Koreas marching and competing together, as the South appeared to look favorably on warming ties on the Korean Peninsula.
Pence spent the days leading up to the games warning that the North was trying to "hijack the message and imagery of the Olympic Games" with its "propaganda." But the North was still welcomed with open arms to what South Korean President Moon Jae-in called "Olympic games of peace" and the U.S. appeared to be the one left out in the cold. Read more
It looks like the US is showing ignorance about the dynamics of current relationships between North and South Korea.
The US suffered an Olympic embarrassment of a political nature.