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Ted Turner On North Korea

Ted Turner never ceases to display himself as an idiot. Brent Baker reports that in an interview with Wolf Blitzer yesterday, Turner rejected the “despotic” characterization of Kim Jong Il, insisting that “he didn’t look too much different than most other people,” or that he treats his people brutally since Turner saw the people “were thin,” but “they were riding bicycles.” When Turner declared North Korea is not a “threat” to the U.S., Blitzer suggested their missiles could reach the U.S., prompting environmentalist Turner to dismissively retort: “Well, what, the Aleutian Islands? There’s nothing up there but a few sea lions.”

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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