Kim Jong Il’s Hobbits in the Hermit Kingdom

First it’s failed soccer drug tests, then it’s graffiti, but the ongoing lack of food is causing shrinkage… in size. “Today, schoolchildren in South Korea are 15 pounds heavier and tower almost a half a foot over their North Korean counterparts.” The teen army kids can actually be smaller than before to get in. 4’6″ is the minimum height, and really, what are they there for? There’s much more to this article, but perhaps the shrinking in height army might be intentional to make The Dear Leader look Shaq like. (Human Events – N Korea)