December 05, 2023

Kimmy No-Mates: Why no meeting and greeting?

In power over 2 years, Kim Jong Un has yet to meet a single other leader

You know, there’s something weird about North Korea. Of course you know: That’s why you’re here. Any number of true sentences can, and do, begin that way or state this sentiment.

In-your-face weirdness is one thing. But sometimes the DPRK’s strangeness is less obvious. As you watch or ponder, something clicks and you think: Hang on. This, too, is not normal.