The Random White Dude Riding an Amusement Park Ride With Kim Jong-un Has Been Identified

Barnaby! Photo: Korean Central News Agency

He's the amusingly named Barnaby Jones, a diplomat in the British embassy in Pyongyang. A spokesman there explains to Mother Jones that "Pyongyang's diplomatic community was invited to the opening of the Rungna People's Pleasure Ground," and Jones accepted because "it is vital that we actively engage with the North Korean administration." Also: rides!