From Blake at FP Passport:
The BBC is reporting that the following photograph of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, released earlier this week, may be a fake:
From the above distance, everything looks fine. It’s just Dear Leader, the paragon of health, inspecting the troops as normal. But zoom in, the BBC found, and a few inconsistencies raise red flags:
Maybe North Korea has stolen CNN’s hologram technology?
On a serious note, the inconsistencies in the photograph raise the question of whether Kim is in fact incapacitated, or even dead. The latest speculation is that Chang Sun-Taek, Kim’s brother-in-law, is running the show. But nobody really knows for sure.