So this isnt a very good picture. But it fascinates me nonethelessas pictures of the reclusive leader often do. First of all, they are rare. Second of all, its often impossible to confirm dates and locations, so the uncertainty on captions makes life difficult for picture editorsparticularly when there is news out of the Korean peninsula, as there is today. Finally, whats up with the one glove? Michael Jackson tribute, maybe?
/KCNA via Reuters
In an undated photo released by North Korea's official news agency on Friday, March 26, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il speaks during his visit to the Chunma Electricity Machinery Factory in North Korea.