Wednesday, July 18, 2012

After overseeing all those parades, it was just a matter of time before they made him Marshal

I guess when your co-military leader retires "due to health concerns," it just makes sense that you take over his duties and then declare yourself supreme leader.

And that's just what Kim Jong-un has done. It seems like Radiant Leader and the faction behind him (more of the latter than the former) is solidifying his position.

And maybe that's a good thing. I'm still holding out hope that the Swiss-educated, Michael Jordan-loving twentysomething is looking history straight in the eye and thinking he's rather stand up as a Gorbachev than lay down as a Ghadaffi.

More on this later...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/17/kim-jong-un-announcement-marshal-military_n_1681532.html

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