Wong Maye-E / AP PhotoIn this Oct. 25, 2015, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gestures as he watches a military parade during celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of North Korea’s Workers’ Party in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Wong Maye-E / AP Photo)
When I saw the tears from Kim Jong Un last weekend, my first thought was that someone had finally poked him in the eye. Later I considered the possibility that a treacherous piece of enemy grit from the revolution may have gotten stuck in it.
At last I understood that it was merely the revolution itself that had entered the depths of his cornea. Everything in North Korea is a circus, a theater and a sham. Everything except misery, pain and death.
There is a long list of communist dictators as fierce as they are whiners. Hugo Chávez was quite a crybaby, although in public he only teared up toward the end of