In the everlasting war of words between US President Trump’s twitter account and Kim Jung Un’s state media, a latest salvo was fired today as a North Korean editorial in the ruling (and only) political party’s newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, directed it’s anger for the day on Trump’s visit to South Korea of last week and in the swipe of a paragraph, sentenced President Trump to death.
The editorial focused on Trump’s “cruel dictatorship” which had caused much hardship for the US citizens already. In essence, it stated:
“The worst crime for which he can never be pardoned is that he dared to malignantly hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership.”
“He should know that he is just a hideous criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people.”
This comes a few days after President Trump’s infamous tweet in which he called Kim Jung Un ‘Short and Fat’, stating:
“Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me ‘old,’ when I would NEVER call him ‘short and fat?’ Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend – and maybe someday that will happen!”
The North Korean editorial furthermore mocked the inability of Trump’s South Korean hosts to take him to the infamous Demilitarized Zone, a trip that was called off at the last moment ‘due to deteriorating weather conditions’, but according to the North Koreans that was not the real reason: “It wasn’t the weather. He was just too scared to face the glaring eyes of our troops.”
The very entertaining continued war of words comes just as China’s President Xi Jinping announced that his country would send a senior diplomat to the North Korean capital Pyongyang to try and table a deal that would get the dictatorial regime out of its isolated position.
President Trump and President Jinping have discussed the North Korean issue at length during the First Couple’s visit to Beijing last week.