It’s my pick North Korea’s fat filth Kim is dead. Let’s hope so as the world could do with some good news.
The pointers suggesting his demise are we know he definitely had heart surgery. We know his chances of survival given his chain smoking and shocking obesity would not be good, and finally, South Korea’s diplomatic reaction saying they’ve noticed no unusual activity in the capital.
But past form in such situations suggests a behind the scenes battle for power, then an announcement to the populace of the new head banana and a week’s mourning for the lost great Leader.
Is this reason for optimism? Probably not as while it will mark the end of the dynasty, the likely outcome in the most militarised nation on earth will be a General. And like all dictators his single-minded purpose will be retention of his place in the sun.
It came as no surprise that the abominable Trump sent a get better message, alone of world leaders. There is literally no limit to his misjudgement aptitude. In fairness allowance must be made for his spectacular ignorance which he demonstrates daily.