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What is going on in North Korea??!

Has Kim Jong-un been assassinated, or has there been a coup?? Let’s all wildly speculate!!!

(Reuters)

UPDATE: We all jumped the gun! But who cares? It finally made me tweet! Also, it gives me a chance to post this pic again!

Kim Jong Il Dead at 69

Kim Jong Il (Photo via AFP)

My fascination with all things North Korea continues and news just broke that Kim Jong Il has passed away, perhaps completing the most recent instance of high-profile death occurring in threes. No doubt the propaganda machine will be in full swing over the next few days. Makes me think I should kick off 2012 with something relevant and unfinished.

UPDATE: DPRK citizens are not taking this news very well. And yet you can’t help but wonder how many of these displays are genuine…

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