And then Kim Jong Il comes along...
...and dashes my pet theory on the ground.
I have always thought the following truth to be, if not self-evident, at least not entirely stupid:
Good things do not happen to bad people by accident--the bad have to work for it.
Corollary: Bad people are always very busy.
The Taepodong launch is pushing my faith in this principle to the breaking point.
No good time for Xanana Gusmão to let go
7 hours ago