Culture of Illusion – The Stretched Twig of Peace is At Melting Point.


Sometimes, when I’m at work, it feels just like this:

Champing at the bit for explosions on the Korean peninsular today.


theatlantic:

Kim Jong Un death rumors spread on Twitter, Weibo 

It could be nothing more than a rumor, but word on China’s Twitter equivalent, Weibo, is that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has died in a possible coup.

The news, which would be a huge game-changer if true, has started to seep into Twitter, with MIT journalism instructor Seth Mnookin tweeting, “Rumor of assassination also floating around; no confirmation RT @KSHartnett Hearing word of #NorthKorea coup. Kim Jong Un on the run.” The news apparently spreading among traders, as journalist Harry Cole reports. But everybody with half a brain is treating the rumor with a good deal of suspicion. Read more.

[Image: Reuters]

Screw the facts, let’s keep the rumour going! OR better yet start a Kim Jong Un pretending he’s holding up an invisible tray photoblog.


theatlantic:

Kim Jong Un death rumors spread on Twitter, Weibo 

It could be nothing more than a rumor, but word on China’s Twitter equivalent, Weibo, is that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has died in a possible coup.

The news, which would be a huge game-changer if true, has started to seep into Twitter, with MIT journalism instructor Seth Mnookin tweeting, “Rumor of assassination also floating around; no confirmation RT @KSHartnett Hearing word of #NorthKorea coup. Kim Jong Un on the run.” The news apparently spreading among traders, as journalist Harry Cole reports. But everybody with half a brain is treating the rumor with a good deal of suspicion. Read more.

[Image: Reuters]

Screw the facts, let’s keep the rumour going! OR better yet start a Kim Jong Un pretending he’s holding up an invisible tray photoblog.