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Yoon's political honeymoon crashes to an end, 2 months in

Plunging approval drives push to unite behind a common enemy

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating was underwater for the first time in a poll this month. (Yonhap via Kyodo)

SEOUL -- Two months since taking office, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol is bleeding support as the public grows increasingly disillusioned by his controversial political appointments and a sluggish economic outlook.

With few tools available to alleviate public concerns, his administration is now following in its predecessors' footsteps by focusing instead on wrongdoings by the previous leader.

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