During his absence, media took and spread speculation reporting to be suffering from gout, from diabetes, from a brain hemorrhage, from a heart ailment, from a leg injury that required surgery from a French doctor, from mental illness or, according to a head-turning British report, from a cheese addiction. There were even rumors of a coup. And probably all were wrong. Monday, Choi Yoon-hee, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a lawmaker that whatever health problems Kim might have, they “are not severe enough to disrupt his status as the ruler of the country.” Now the country’s massive propaganda apparatus has resumed glorify Kim and his family. The world goes on and Kim Jong Un is in it.