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North Korean Election by jjmccullough North Korean Election by jjmccullough
Here's another editorial cartoon from my site that is a bit more "artsy" than most.

I drew this in response to the North Korean election, in which Kim Jong Il won 100% of the vote (surprise)
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Kim-Il-Songun Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol! Excellent. It may old but sadly it's not old news. Just replace Il by Un.
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Patriot44 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
He's not a world leader, he's a man child with a country
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cutiepuhtootie Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2010
I find Kim and his political views a disgrace to Korea and its people.
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Beau-Skunk Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009
Soooooooo very very very true. ;) Nice cartoon, it looks very professional.
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Xadren Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2009
Basically a plebiscite, he likes to win easily :)
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HezaChan Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Too bad he can't actually hold elections for himself, because his dad is still technically still in charge as the Eternal leader. LOLS

Shit's fucked up yo.

I enjoyed this alot.
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eccentricdonald Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009
He is technically the Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army and Chairman of the National Defense Commission, a position with great power and does not require elections, and, of course, he's General Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea, so he runs the whole show.

Yes, Kim Il-sung is technically the President even though he's dead, but as you said, he's the Eternal President.

There is a de facto head of state, and his name is Kim Yong-nam (no relation to Kim Jong-il, and the name Kim is very common among Koreans around the world), the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. In theory, he, Kim Yong-il (as mentioned before, the name Kim is very common among Koreans), the Premier of DPRK and Kim Jong-il each hold one-third of all executive power, but in practice Kim Jong-il holds all power.
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HezaChan Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah Kim is like the biggest used last name among Koreans. My boyfriend's last name is Kim. Park, Lee and Cho are others.
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eccentricdonald Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009
I must also point out that the ancestors of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il had their origins from what is now South Korea and settled in the north where many to this day still live.
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