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Alleged North Korean propaganda video:

Post: # 142764Post DaFoxx
Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:55 am ... 22616.html
A new video has been posted to the Live Leak site that claims to be a North Korean propaganda video showing a dystopian American society.

It’s unclear if the translation is accurate, and whether the video did in fact originate in North Korea. But it's tempting and easy to believe the video is the real deal. After all, it was only last month that the North Korean government released a truly strange propaganda video that depicted one of its citizens having a dream in which the U.S. is attacked by Korean missiles—set to the 1980s' charity song sensation, "We Are the World."

But if true, the video is hilarious in its attempt to create an imaginary America where the population lives off of snow and has eaten the entire population of birds. Yes, that’s right, the video repeatedly claims that there are no birds in America because the people have been forced to eat all of them.

“Drinking coffee made from snow, living in tents and buying guns to kill each other, especially children,” the video intones. “You’ll see there are no birds. They have been eaten by the people who live in these tents and corridors.”

In one of the stranger moments, the video shows a person who supposedly lives in one of these tents. “The American Red Cross supplies curtains for walls for the tents with material from North Korea,” the translator explains.

And in another, a bearded, apparently homeless man waits in line for food from a street truck vendor. “This man, a former Republican candidate from Oregon, is having to get coffee made of snow from trucks,” our narrator grimly intones.

“People pass by, not caring, for they are in the same situation.”

The line that has generated the snarkiest responses so far comes at the video's conclusion: “This is how they live in America: the poor, the lonely, the homosexual.”

So, what do you think? Is this propaganda video for real or is it too weird even for the North Korean government?

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Post: # 142766Post rapier57
Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:38 am

Gee, I didn't realize that my coffee was made from snow and I ate all the birds around here.

Things must be pretty bad here.

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Post: # 142969Post Egaladeist
Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:20 am

Don't imagine they get much ( if any ) outside news or they'd believe pretty much anything they're told. I think I remember Iran or someplace in the middle east who used to tell outrageous stories about the US.

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Post: # 142989Post Aspman
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:27 am

Sounds like Yorkshire
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Post: # 143100Post dinowuff
Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:30 am

Aspman wrote:Sounds like Yorkshire

I remember seeing a documentary on WII where the Japanese showed Abbot and Costello Flicks as propaganda.
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