North Korean propaganda is many things, but it’s not subtle.

Case in point: a new video, unveiled at a recent musical performance in honor of Kim Il Sung, shows missiles leaving a U.S. city in flames. In the footage, a handful of missiles arc over the Pacific, then explode into a giant fireball. It ends with a burning American flag, superimposed over a cemetery of white crosses.

“When the performance was over, all the performers and participants in the military parade broke into enthusiastic cheers of ‘hurrah!’ ” the state-run KCNA news agency reported. Kim Jong Un smiled and waved afterward.

The clip was shown during a performance by North Korea’s “state merited chorus” Sunday. Their concert included songs with such lyrics as “our proud Hwasong rocket blasts off” and “flies as quickly as a flash of lightning to challenge imperialism,” according to South Korean newswire Yonhap.

Read more


Related Articles


Comments