The “In lighter news, Kim Jong Il’s dead…” Overnight Open Thread.
…at least, according to the BBC. Here’s hoping that his replacement (Kim Jong Un, at least for this week) is not quite as clinically insane. BBC video after the fold*. Open thread. (Via Hot Air Headlines) Moe Lane (crosspost) *Not really.
Kim Jong-il may be dying of pancreatic cancer.
Not a nice way to go, if true. SEOUL, South Korea — The North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, who suffered a stroke last August, was also found to have “life-threatening” pancreatic cancer around the same time, a South Korean cable television network reported on Monday. The network, YTN, a cable news station, quoted unidentified Chinese and South Korean intelligence sources for the report, which was | Read More »