In a speech to the United Nations this week, Mr Trump said he would “totally destroy” North Korea if it attacked the US or one of its allies. Kim clearly wasn’t impressed.
“Far from making remarks of any persuasive power that can be viewed to be helpful to defusing tension, he made unprecedented rude nonsense,” Kim said today.
“A frightened dog barks louder,” Kim said. “He is unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country, and he is surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire.”
Ominously, the North Korean leader warned his resolve had been strengthened by Mr Trump’s threats. Mr Trump had “convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last”.
“Action is the best option in treating the dotard who, hard of hearing, is uttering only …