North Koreans to Meet over Leadership

Via the BBC:  North Korea to hold rare party meet ‘to elect leaders’

The session will be held in September to select new leaders for the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), the North Korean Central News Agency said.

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  1. walt moffett says:

    Interesting, wonder when word will leak that Dear has a minor respiratory ailment or some such ala Franco?

  2. Michael Reynolds says:

    I heard Crystal Bowersox was up for the job.