Just when you thought the media hyperinflation of the North Korean threat couldn’t get any worse, along came yesterday’s attention-grabbing story on Pyongyang’s submarine that could attack the United States.
To their credit, most outlets haven’t covered the analysis of satellite imagery looking at Pyongyang’s construction of a ballistic missile submarine. But CNN, MSNBC and others couldn’t resist the bright shiny object dangled in front of them. Wolf Blitzer on “The Situation Room” asserted that North Korea may be “making progress on an ominous weapon.” 38 North and others have been reporting on the North’s submarine building program for almost two years. This should not be a shocking new revelation.
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