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Spießigkeit is nich in Nordkorea

Im Schatten der sonstigen Großereignisse hat man in Nordkorea wichtige Erkenntnisse. Nein, nicht über die Konstruktion einer Atombombe. Sondern darüber, wie ein ehrwürdiger Revolutionär sein sollte. Hierzu die folgende Anekdote, nicht ganz taufrisch aber brandheiß aufgewärmt vom Nordkoreanischen Nachrichtenservice:

Revolutionary Should Be Broad-minded
Pyongyang, August 11 (KCNA)
-- It was when the 70-day campaign was launched in Juche 63 (1974).

At a night General Secretary Kim Jong Il set forth a bold goal of the 70-day campaign. Foreseeing that the cargo shipment would increase, he instructed an official by phone that he should take measures for it beforehand. He asked him how many derrick cranes for port could be made. Saying that 10 derrick cranes were too small to do work, he stressed that about 50 derrick cranes should be manufactured in a month at any cost. Surprised by the exorbitant figure, the official did not speak for a moment with the handset in his hand.
After fathoming his …