South Korea’s parliament approved on Friday President Lee Myung-bak’s choice of prime minister, filling the post after a two-month wait that he had stalled reforms in Asia’s fourth largest economy.
That was not a quick practice. Read more about the new PM at Wikipedia.South Korea gets new PM | World | News | Toronto Sun
I am now stepping down from the post of prime minister, taking all responsibility and fault.
One of the major considerations in choosing a new PM must be their avowed willingness to take the bullet for the president when major policy goes South. Incidentally, despite his failure, I think the PM (and the government he represents) was fully in the right to attempt to kill this goal ambiguous and expensive plan.