What’s weirder than anti-U.S. military state propaganda? That’s easy! Anti-U.S. military state propaganda that uses a popular American song to glorify the mass destruction of the United States.
As New York Magazine notes, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (in addition to wielding the most ironic use of “democratic” in modern history) has ripped off an elevator-music version of “We Are the World” to glorify the decimation of their “evil imperialist foes” at the hands of the country’s new, expensive space program.
In the video, released by North Korea’s official propaganda agency, a placid young man falls asleep and dreams of the wonders this space technology can provide for a country of people who would probably rather have access to basic life necessities with all those government funds.
But food and adequate shelter can wait. To the sweeping instrumental strains of the Lionel Richie/MichaelRead More »from North Korea turns ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘We Are the World’ into bizarre propaganda video