This Is News?

Sunday, March 06, 2005
Another bizarro news-item from the bowels of the North Korean News Agency. This one was so grandiloquent it made me spew.

Heroic Feats in General March for Songun Revolution Vowed

Pyongyang, March 4 (KCNA) -- Meetings were held at the Ministry of Railways and industrial establishments and farms across the country for fulfilling up to the hilt the tasks laid down in the appeal of the meeting for the general march for the Songun revolution to all the servicepersons and people. The participants there manifested their confidence and will to perform heroic feats in the march for glorifying the 60th anniversaries of the Workers' Party of Korea and the liberation of the country as grand festivals of proud victors. Speakers at the meetings said the appeal reflected the unanimous desire and strong will of tens of millions of soldiers and people to add endless shine to the proud history and tradition of the Songun revolution, united around leader Kim Jong Il in one mind.

They called for vigorously stepping up the general march for the Songun revolution in response to the appeal of the great mother party and motherland thus making this year of significant fetes the most worthwhile and prosperous year both in name and reality.