Considering the brilliant leadership shown under Kim's rule one would have to hope that his successor couldn't do any worse.
Anybody know if he was abused as a child. If changes happen then he was truly in control, if things remain the same then he was just a figurehead and his being the problem was a false-flag operation and the real power is simply hidden from view.
It would be nice to say, "meet the new despot, same as the old despot", but history shows that what follows bad is usually at least twice as worse. Junior doesn't strike me as the brightest bulb in the knife drawer, and that somehow makes me even more jittery.
I recall reading about "Jr. " and there was comment about his "challenges". (intellectual and other)
...Gosh knows what will take place under him. On one hand , this might be a window of opportunity (transitions like this leave the governing system vulnerable. ) for the people to rise up and rebel....but that would be high risk and bloody.....As dear leader 2 would just use the military to regain control quick like.
From an obit:
North Korean legend has it that Kim was born on Mount Paekdu, one of Korea's most cherished sites, in 1942, a birth heralded in the heavens by a pair of rainbows and a brilliant new star. Soviet records, however, indicate he was born in Siberia, in 1941.