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Korean despot Kim Jong Un is more popular with North Koreans than President Barack Obama is with Americans, according to a recent study. There's no polling in the Hermit Kingdom, so researchers asked people fleeing the communist state for their sense of Kim's popularity. It's estimated that Kim has the support of more than half of North Koreans, comfortably more than Obama's 45% approval rating.

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