News that Donald Trump is prepared to meet Kim Jong-Un for what will undoubtedly be one of the most hilarious photo ops in political history was enough to help Asian shares close the week on a high note.
CHUNG SAYS TRUMP, NORTH KOREA’S KIM WILL MEET BY MAY
“He is making (a) bluff only to be diagnosed as a psychopath.”
Ok, who’s ready to grab the new week by the…
Just try not to focus on that, ok?
Well fast forward to Tuesday evening and Donald Trump has just unleashed what is easily his most egregious tweet ever.
Where to begin?
Pyongyang is sticking to their “commitment to developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching all the way to the East coast of the mainland US.”
Another day, another ultimately futile effort from Trump officials to walk back angry presidential tweets.
Another weekend, another threat from the President of the United States issued via social media.
Although you’d be forgiven for asking where the “calm” was.
“…they even gave us calculations.”
“According to the calculations presented below, if the “unthinkable” happened, nuclear detonations over Seoul and Tokyo with North Korea’s current estimated weapon yields could result in as many as 2.1 million fatalities and 7.7 million injuries.”
“There is no remaining chance that it will agree to a total denuclearization, as it has seen what happened in a denuclearized Libya and assessed the doubtful status of U.S. adherence to the Iran nuclear agreement.”