Facing Realities

Like Gorby? Don't trust Putin? Spooked by Cheney? Here's why

I always knew there was a reason I don't like Kim Jong Il. It's not his pursuit of nuclear weapons. O.K., it's partly his pursuit of nuclear weapons, but hey, if you're a despot with a spare centrifuge and a free mountain, knock yourself out. The other part is, well, I just don't like his face. There's a visible smugness atop the looniness that seems to cry out for a vigorous slapping.

I'm not proud of my reason for wanting to slap Kim Jong Il. Shouldn't we be beyond just not liking someone's face? I always thought so, but recently the folks...

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