Well Hey, At Least North Korea Looks Like It's In Good Hands

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From Esquire:

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The Stalinist party's agenda is to elect its "highest leading body," which is to say formally hand over to Kim Jong Il's third son — a twentysomething as obsessed with Jean Claude Van Damme and drinking as he is with military might and Pyongyang's nuclear pride — the keys to his Hermit Kingdom. The idiot son, Kim Jong Un, is perhaps the most mysterious and pathetic world-leader-to-be since his own father, and yet the more people I talk to in Washington about him, the clearer and more serious the international concern appears.

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Indeed, Kim Jong Il's "idiot son" appears primed to take the reins of the perhaps the most unstable nuclear power in the world. He is "probably turns 29 in January and might be an overweight diabetic." The Esquire profile likens his ascendance to A.J. Soprano taking over his family's business. That'd never happen, of course, because even the mafia would have deemed that insane and almost certainly disastrous.

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For a clearer picture, read the whole article, as Jong Un's background is still shrouded in mystery. In fact, the only thing we know for sure is that he's obsessed with the military. This should end well.

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