More on the Scandal that Wasn’t

Over on The Atlantic’s newly remodeled homepage, James Gibney offers an authoritative takedown of those scurrilous allegations that the United Nations Development Program funneled money to Kim Jong Ill. Read the whole thing. All I would add to Gibney’s account is that back in January the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations also looked into these allegations and found them to be baseless. Finally, don’t miss our own John Boonstra’s real coverage of the fake scandal.