Very sad, according to the the official newspaper of North Korea’s Workers’ Party (via Slate): -Snow Falling from Clear Sky Mysterious snow fell at Mt.Paektu Secret Camp from 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 to 7 a.m. on 19. In general, snow falls from an overcast sky, but at Mt. Paektu Secret Camp snow fell from the starry sky all night. Local residents said Kim Jong Il was the heaven-born man and so the sky shed tears at the news of his demise.
Their favorite “interviewer” is Fox “News” “personality” Greta Van Scientologist.
North Korea’s answer to Pat O’Brien describes the hysteria:
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Some chilling photographs of “life” inside North Korea.