…why we should never allow a society where only the cops have guns:
Kim Jong Un’s new secret squads will execute anyone viewing pornography under the North Korean dictator’s efforts to clamp down on ‘foreign influences’.
Enforcers are working to stamp out foreign television, hair cuts and even birthday parties, according to testimony from a defector included in a new report.
The squads, known as ‘gruppa’ or ‘non-socialist groups’, are tasked by Pyongyang to pursue violations of the Communist Party’s official ideology.
And as for that Surveillance Society thing:
‘The groups operate as a hidden tool, which is used by the government to achieve their ultimate objectives of ubiquitous surveillance and the ability to thoroughly oversee each and every resident,’ the report says.
If they can execute you just for a triviality like watching Wanda Whips Wall Street, they can kill you for having dirty fingernails. Or using the “wrong” pronouns.
The State is never your friend.
And here’s one for the gruppa, just because I can: