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The North Koreans have always managed to knock out the best in despicable despots, with the latest being the boyish and rather cuddly-looking Kim Jong-un, writes Garvan Grant.

20th April, 2013
Kim Jong-un: world domination may be at the forefront of his ample young mind.

Like cheap vodka, prescription drugs and duck-billed platypuses, extremely evil world leaders generally make life more interesting and fun for ordinary folk. Leaving aside the genocides, death camps and general cruelty, they are often brilliantly evil.

Of course, some evil world leaders are just too nasty to be any fun whatsoever. Many would consider people such as Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein and Margaret Thatcher to fall into that category. They generally took all the fun...

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