Or as good as… Not because of the diabetes, poor heart, weak circulation and bad habits… but because JIMMY CARTER is coming!!!
The last time he visited, Kim Jong-Il’s dad died shortly after. Former President Carter travelled to Pyongyang on 13 June 1994 for talks on the North’s nuclear program. On July 8, 1994 at age 82, Kim Il-sung died of a sudden heart attack.
Will Jimmy Carter read Kim Jong-Il the last rites as well? According to Foreign Policy:
His goal is to bring back Aijalon Gomes, a 30-year-old man from Boston who was sentenced to 8 years in prison in April, about three months after he was arrested crossing into North Korea via China. In July, North Korea’s official media organ reported that Gomes had tried to commit suicide. Earlier this month, the State Department secretly sent a four-man team to Pyongyang to visit Gomes, but was unable to secure his release.
There will be no U.S. government officials on the trip and Carter is traveling in his capacity as a private citizen, our sources report — much like when former President Bill Clinton traveled to Pyongyang last August to bring home Current TV reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who had wandered across the North Korean border with China and were promptly arrested and threatened with years of hard labor.
Kim Jong-Il must be scared!!!