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Thu Apr 20, 2017, 08:10 AM

 

Mockery, anger in South Korea over USS Carl Vinson 'bluffing'

Source: CNN

(CNN) US President Donald Trump said he was sending "an armada" to Korean waters to potentially deal with threats from Pyongyang.

But its no-show has caused some South Koreans to question his leadership and strategy regarding their unpredictable neighbor in the north. And as the country prepares to vote for a new president on May 9, the claim could have far-reaching implications for the two countries' relations.

"What Mr. Trump said was very important for the national security of South Korea," Presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo told the Wall Street Journal.

"If that was a lie, then during Trump's term, South Korea will not trust whatever Trump says,"​ said Hong, who is currently trailing in the polls.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/20/asia/south-korea-worries-donald-trump-uss-carl-vinson/index.html



Can't say I blame them.

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Reply Mockery, anger in South Korea over USS Carl Vinson 'bluffing' (Original post)
Dammit Jim Apr 2017 OP
SCVDem Apr 2017 #1
riversedge Apr 2017 #6
tanyev Apr 2017 #2
groundloop Apr 2017 #3
BumRushDaShow Apr 2017 #5
BumRushDaShow Apr 2017 #4
riversedge Apr 2017 #7

Response to Dammit Jim (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 08:15 AM

1. No surprise there!

We don't trust him either!

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Response to SCVDem (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 10:05 AM

6. Trust is a not a word I will ever use with Trump and his adm.

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Response to Dammit Jim (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 08:20 AM

2. Now, now. He sent an alternative armada.

It's a tremendous, beautiful armada.

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Response to Dammit Jim (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 08:25 AM

3. We have just a slight communications gap here.

The entire world's idea of an "armada"








45*'s idea of an "armada"

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Response to groundloop (Reply #3)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 08:41 AM

5. And that "armada" would be sailing here



where he can get a good close-up at tee-time!

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Response to Dammit Jim (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 08:36 AM

4. They should listen to Maxine Waters

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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 05:51 PM

7. simple truth.

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