The Easy Comedy of Kim Jong-Il

| Wed Jul. 12, 2006 4:57 PM EDT

The Economist's covers are often very funny (though not quite as often as the editors of The Economist think they are) -- and never more so than when they feature Kim Jong-Il.

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With all the chuckling it's easy to forget he's actually much more dangerous than Saddam ever was--his recent bout of projectile dysfunction notwithstanding.

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