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South Korea election

Yoon slips in South Korea presidential race after YouTube blunders

Candidate under fire for vague, muddled answers in high-profile interview

South Korean presidential candidate Yoon Suk-yeol is losing support following a YouTube interview aired on Dec. 25. (Source photo by Reuters and Screenshot from 3ProTV's YouTube page)

SEOUL -- Contrasting performances on a Christmas Day YouTube program appear to have opened a gap between South Korea's two main presidential candidates.

Support for conservative hopeful Yoon Suk-yeol of the opposition People Power Party has tumbled since his interview on 3ProTV, a channel specializing in candid coverage of finance and the economy.

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