3-Hour Funeral for Kim Jong-il in Snowy North Korea

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Tens of thousands of people braved a snowstorm to line the streets of North Korea for the funeral of "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il on Wednesday. It was a long goodbye -- three hours, to be exact. There was the usual over-the-top public display of grief, including at least one television announcer who appeared to be speaking through tears: