ELECTIONS: KMT releases ads blasting DPP

‘CORRECT YOUR MISTAKE’: The KMT said that fake news was never an issue when it was in power, and Tsai’s statements on the issue reveal her failed governance

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 16, 2018
By: Shih Hsiao-kuang and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) yesterday accused President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Culture and Communications Committee deputy director-general Hung Meng-kai speaks at a news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

英文) administration of dragging down the economy and critiqued Tsai’s claim that “foreign forces” are attempting to interfere with Taiwanese affairs via disinformation.

Posts on Tsai’s official Facebook page say that “foreign forces” are continually seeking to oppress the nation through disinformation and online bullying, KMT Culture and Communications Committee deputy director-general Hung Meng-kai (洪孟楷) told a news conference in Taipei.

Such posts show that Tsai is unable to face the fact that her administration is ineffective at governance, as the influence disinformation had on Taiwanese politics and quality of life was not an issue when the KMT was in power, Hung said.

The main issues for the public over the past two years have been stalled foreign sales of produce, power outages and air pollution, all of which are unlikely to be caused by “foreign powers,” Hung said.    [FULL  STORY]

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