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North Korea: All We’ve Got Here is Pretty Girls!

I have to admit, Kim Jong-Un is putting together a pretty good propaganda operation at the South Korean Olympics with the big display of “unity” between the two Koreas. He has sent his sister, some athletes, and a bunch of appealing “cheerleaders” to participate in the “thaw.”

Of course, he’s buying time to complete his nuclear weapons program and get to the point where he can launch missiles into Manhattan. Visiting South Korea for the start of the Olympics, Vice President Pence said Kim’s propaganda ploy is not going to work. I’m not so sure. South Korean President Moon, an appeaser, seems pretty enthralled.

Because North Korea doesn’t want to send us nuclear weapons. North Korea just wants to send us pretty girls!

South Korea’s Neville Chamberlain Strategy Poses Grave Danger

It’s incredible how no one learns from history. Everyone knows the story of Neville Chamberlain and Hitler. And everyone knows the North Koreans have always offered “hope” and “negotiations” to buy time to build nuclear weapons. The Soviets too were specialists at pretending to be our friends while oppressing Eastern Europe, invading Afghanistan, and seeking to spread communism throughout the world.

It seems even those who know history are condemned to repeat it.

That’s what I’ve been thinking as I watch South Korea’s grateful President Moon Jae-In fall for Kim Jong-Un’s “outreach” nonsense. The potbellied North Korean tyrant is deftly playing his supposedly more sophisticated South Korean counterpart by successfully offering to make the Winter Olympics in South Korea a massive Kumbaya moment.

All at the very moment Kim is about to get attacked, potentially, by the United States. He needs a little more time to perfect a weapon that can land on Boston, and he might just get it.

From the New York Times:

North and South Korea reached an agreement Wednesday for their athletes to march together under one flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month, a powerful gesture of reconciliation that further complicates President Trump’s strategy for dealing with the nuclear-armed regime of Kim Jong-un.

South Korea, the host of the games, said it hoped a partnership in sports could contribute to a political thaw after years of high tensions on the Korean Peninsula. It came even as the prospect of war over the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests has loomed large.

For the White House, however, the budding détente scrambles its strategy of pressuring the North, with sanctions and threats of military action, to give up its nuclear arsenal. This latest gesture of unity, the most dramatic in a decade, could add to fears in Washington that Pyongyang is making progress on a more far-reaching agenda.

We have dithered for years on North Korea, making the problem much worse. Bill Clinton nearly launched an attack, supposedly, until that other genius, Jimmy Carter, ran over to Pyongyang and negotiated peace in our time with Kim Jong-un’s grandfather. Now it’s Moon’s turn to indulge his own gullibility.

Trump understands people like Kim. He won’t be fooled. He just needs to make sure we don’t run out of time while others are played for fools.

Did Trump Say “I” or “I’d”? You Decide

The Wall Street Journal quoted President Trump as saying he has a good relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, feeding into the storyline that Trump is off his Oval Office rocker. But I think it’s pretty clear he was talking about a prospective relationship with Kim.

Here’s how the Journal quoted him:

I have a great relationship with him, as you know I have a great relationship with Prime Minister Abe of Japan and I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un of North Korea.

If you listen to the audio and the tone of voice, it’s pretty clear that Trump said “I’d” instead of “I”. It sounds a bit more like “I’d,” and his vocal inflexion makes it seems like he’s speculating like he is speculating.

I don’t think this was an intentional “hit job” against Trump. I do think it’s quite possible people were hearing what they wanted to hear. At the very least, it is irresponsible that nobody noticed and pointed to the ambiguity.

MSNBC Analyst: Trump’s Sexual Insecurities Threatening to Wipe Out Planet

President Trump’s My nuclear button is bigger than your nuclear button tweet to Kim Jong-Il seems to have put him back on the couch over at MSNBC, where resident pseudo-psychologists are wondering if Trump will use his allegedly small hands to launch a nuclear war. Author Anand Giridharadas opines: As we saw all through 2017,… Continue Reading

North Korea Set to Make Biological Weapons on a Mass Scale

Yet another reason to strike this regime soon. Beyond the problem that the North Koreans may use these themselves is the likelihood that, desperate for cash, they will sell them to someone else. North Korea with WMD doesn’t just mean North Korea with WMD. It means WMD proliferation. Yes, try again with China. Threaten serious sanctions… Continue Reading

Trump Makes It Personal With Kim Jong-Un

President Trump today intentionally insulted North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, describing his state as a bastion of evil and suggesting he had failed his own grandfather. “North Korea is not the paradise your grandfather envisioned. It is a hell that no person deserves,” said Trump in his address to South Korea’s national assembly. Why is… Continue Reading

Congress Warned: North Korean EMP Attack Could Kill 90% Of U.S.

Thanks, President Obama. Your cool, rational, visionary leadership has left us susceptible to destruction by a madman. At the end of your presidency, which I knew would end up a catastrophe for the nation –  because you were totally unqualified, didn’t understand economics or foreign policy, and had lots of bad left-wing ideas – I… Continue Reading

Trump Gets North Korea War Options From National Security Aides

President Trump Tuesday received a briefing on options for attacking North Korea. From the White House: This morning President Donald J. Trump met with members of his national security team to receive a briefing from Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford. The briefing and discussion… Continue Reading