There are people who are really good at giving Christmas presents, and then there are people who are just really bad at it. I’ve never personally received a gift from North Korea, but I’m going to take a crack at guessing and put them in the pile of people you never want to get a gift from. Unfortunately for Donald Trump, he’s found himself on their Christmas list.
Remember the meetings Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump have had to talk about not blowing the world up? Yeah good times. There was meant to be another one before the end of the year, but we’re in to December and we still don’t have any movement on that particular front.
The North Korean deputy foreign minister, Ri Thae Song, has put out a statement accusing the USA of dragging talks out to “use it in favour of the political situation and election in the U.S.” which may not be an entirely whack theory tbh. I mean, we’ve heard way worse.
Where shit gets scary is the next part of the statement.
“Drawing nearer is the year-end time limit the DPRK [North Korea] set for the U.S.”
“What is left to be done now is the U.S. option and it is entirely up to the U.S. what Christmas gift it will select to get.”
I know what you’re thinking, because it’s what basically everyone is thinking: nukes. And you would probably be right. North Korea have referred to their missiles as “gifts” before, particularly 4th of July gifts destined for America. So that’s great.
Although to be fair, this statement was made on the same day that a bunch of new pictures of Kim Jong Un riding horses majestically through the snow were released, so maybe it’s a cute signed photo? Maybe?
These holidays, if you’re disappointed with the new socks your mum got you, take heart. It could be worse: you could be getting an entire goddamn nuke from North Korea for Christmas.
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