Why Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are novices in the art of the political insult
Saturday, 23 September 2017 North Korea's florid insults and US President Donald Trump's schoolyard ripostes are but the latest in a long tradition of political and diplomatic put-downs. And they are far from the most cutting. Pyongyang has arguably done better (or worse, depending on your point of view). Among US presidents, it has called Lyndon B. Johnson a "living corpse", George W. Bush a "tyrannical imbecile" and Barack Obama a "clown" and a "monkey". In 2009, North Korea's foreign ministry described then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton as a "funny lady" who sometimes "looks like a primary schoolgirl and sometimes a pensioner going shopping". READ MORE: Kim, Trump's war of words Trump, however, is the first US...
In response to US President Donald Trump calling him "Rocket Man" at the UN General Assembly earlier this week, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un leveled his own insult back at Trump, calling him a "Dotard." The insult sent many native English speakers scrambling to their dictionaries in search of...
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