Samsung's Win Is South Korea's Loss

The company's merger will move forward, but at what expense?

The ruling family gets its way.

Photographer: David Becker

Long before the South Korean media began indulging in anti-Semitism, Samsung's recent effort to pull a fast one on its own investors was already firmly in insult territory. The company's affront extended both to shareholders and to the Korean public.

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