There's something very wrong with this photo of Kim Jong-un

Matthew Champion@matthewchampion
Friday 31 October 2014 16:50
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This photo was released as part of a set by North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency. But there's something wrong with it.

Maybe it's another botched PhotoShop job of which North Korea is notorious. After all, Kim Jong-un has rarely been in the public eye recently.

Nope.

Maybe it's because of the incongruity of the head of a brutal regime visiting a garishly decorated orphanage while apparatchiks studiously take notes.

Nope.

Oh, maybe it's because said leader is in fact surely breaching the no-smoking policy at the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage.

Nope.

It's actually because of the act of supreme political dissidence being carried out directly behind Kim's back.

Fight the power!

(Picture: Reuters)

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