Tuesday, December 18, 2012

If you want to read about North Korean politics, read the New York Times

This is from an article about the status of the North Korean satellite--kid you not:  "The images showed Ri Sol-ju, the wife of Kim Jong-il’s son and successor, Kim Jong-un, dressed in a dark flowing dress and walking slowly beside her husband inside the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum in Pyongyang, the capital, where Kim Jong-il and his father, Kim Il-sung, lie in state. Although she was wearing a high-waisted, loose-fit, traditional “hanbok” dress, and there was no official mention of pregnancy, South Korean media detected what they considered a visibly swollen belly. The South Korean news agency Yonhap quoted a government source as saying that birth was “imminent.”"