‘Even North Korea was not this nuts’ says North Korean defector of Columbia University

By Jenny Goldsberry

North Korean defector Yeonmi Park spoke to Fox News Tuesday about her experience studying at Columbia University. Turns out ivy league schools have a lot in common with North Korea’s brand of communism. Park transferred to Columbia from a South Korean university in 2016.

“I expected that I was paying this fortune, all this time and energy, to learn how to think. But they are forcing you to think the way they want you to think,” Park said. “I realized, wow, this is insane. I thought America was different but I saw so many similarities to what I saw in North Korea that I started worrying.”

Fellow students and staff at the university scolded her for things like not using the correct pronouns and liking Jane Austen books despite their “colonial mindsets.”

“Even North Korea is not this nuts,” Park said. “North Korea was pretty crazy, but not this crazy.”

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