So we’re just going to ignore why the media got their Kim Jong-un story wrong?

So we’re just going to ignore why the media got their Kim Jong-un story wrong?
Kim Jong Un smiling (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – The media feel they’re above having to answer for their peccadillos.]

What the hell happened last night? North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un was supposedly in a dire medical situation. He might also have been dead. CNN first peddled this story, and then NBC News’ Katy Tur said that Kim was brain dead. She quickly deleted the tweet out of an abundance of caution.

So, what is going on? As Daily NK noted, Kim did have heart surgery on April 12, but he’s doing fine. He’s not on his death bed. And now, with this story being proven wrong, we’ll just go about our day as if nothing happened, right?

Fox News writer Stephen Miller and the Washington Examiner’s Jerry Dunleavy obviously want some more as to how we got from gravely ill to brain dead here. This was the human centipede of journalism last night and no one seems to want to talk about this dud.

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