North Korea unveils a giant statue of Kim Jong-Il in Pyongang to a huge crowd of onlookers. The former ruler was also given the title “chairman of eternity” at yesterday’s festivities. The celebration followed N. Korea’s failed rocket launch on Thursday.
(Via Reuters // AP)
I told my co-workers just now about the “chairman of eternity” thing, and one of them said, “Dammit, *I* wanted to be chairman of eternity!”
And I said, “Well, maybe when his term runs out … oh, wait, it’s eternal! So no, you’re out of luck.”