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N Korea declares emergency after 'runaway' virus defector returns

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Look at doctor-in-chief Kim. He'll be recommending bleach and sunlight next.

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If someone really did defect and came back with Covid-19 one has to wonder if they did it on purpose.

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The emergency politburo meeting clearly interrupted a government production of Saturday Night Fever.

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Yup, that's what they did with the first one, allegedly. Well, executed in some manner.

Reading between the lines, it appears that Kaesong is now out of control, and thus the lockdown. Perhaps the army introduced it when they were blowing up those joint liaison offices.

Unfortunate for the poor scapegoat.

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Gotta admit that Kim Jong Un is lookin' pretty sharp in that crisp white outfit.

Sorta like an Asian Col. Sanders.

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Those white comfy chairs were pulled straight from a 1976 Chrysler Cordoba.

Only the best fine Corinthian leather for the elite of North Korea.

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Look at doctor-in-chief Kim. He'll be recommending bleach and sunlight next.

Hahahahah. Your comment made my day. Thank you.

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...Stayin' Alive...

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What's the betting they'll simply haul off anyone who tests positive and incinerate them alive?

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Those white suits and that decor could tear out your retinas.

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According to this article however, by saying the defector came from the south (impossible over such a fortified border) Kim could be deflecting criticism away from China and onto South Korea.

We do not mention the one who crossed from China some months back and was allegedly rubbed out.

https://www.cp24.com/world/north-korea-puts-kaesong-city-in-lockdown-over-suspected-covid-19-outbreak-1.5039336

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That defector is toast. If you defect, and come back to North Korea, surely it’s a given Kim is probably going to chop your head off or worse. If you come back after defecting, AND bring Covid..

Which makes you wonder if anything about this story is true. No one in their right mind would do that.

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I wonder who has the job of informing all those "official butt-kissers" what to wear every day?

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There is something deliciously camp about that photo!

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trump’s crush lil Kim sure lies like him.

Badly, outrageously and totally unbelievable!!!!

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I feel sorry for the poor guy on the far left... Either didn’t get or ignored the “wear white on Saturday memo”.... He will be demoted or worse on Monday.

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The emergency politburo meeting clearly interrupted a government production of Saturday Night  Fever

Heh I was thinking the same. Travolta is fat enough these days to play pie-shop Kim if they can paint his hair on right ...

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Calling it a 'vicious virus' however, is Kim's way of criticizing China, who will surely have taken note.

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There is something deliciously camp about that photo!

Kim wearing matching basque and fishnets?

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OK, who in God's name escapes from NK and then returns?

NK will treat the person with the best ammo available.

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Must say the Chinese plastic surgeons did a pretty good job on Kim's double except this is not the real Kim.

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That is some title for this story. Tried to figure out what a 'runaway' virus defector was before reading.

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Nuclear-armed North Korea closed its borders in late January 

Even all their stupid nuclear weapons can not protect them from the virus!

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When did the fashion of dressing in all white start?

Whenever Kim said "Make It So."

Kim wearing matching basque and fishnets?

Good God, Mickelicious, don't you realize you've seeded a nightmare? I won't sleep well tonight...

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"Kim wearing matching basque and fishnets?"

Good God, Mickelicious, don't you realize you've seeded a nightmare? I won't sleep well tonight...

Sincerest apologies. I won't ask why ; )

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...Stayin' Alive...

..Failing that...

Bury Me Down By The River

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Good to see "social distancing" for Lil Kim but nobody else.

They do look good in white. Do they all go black after Labor Day too?

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Do they all go black after Labor Day too?

Presumably they observe Labour Day on the 1st of May, like the rest of the world.

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He's in a military uniform so he's probably ok. It's the civilians who are in white. In Asia isn't white what you wear to a funeral?

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A defector "came back"? Hah! That's CNN-grade fake news.

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North Korean authorities have imposed a lockdown on the border city of Kaesong after discovering what they say is the country's first suspected coronavirus case, state media reported Sunday.

LOL, gotta love the NK state media. With a long land border to China and ongoing smuggling of people and goods (which keeps NK going), of course NK would be completely isolated from a Chinese virus epidemic. Right.

Anyway, I am glad that the overweight little leader is back. When did the fashion of dressing in all white start?

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