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Fri Apr 27, 2018, 07:33 AM

Trump: 'KOREAN WAR TO END!'

Source: Mediate



by Aidan McLaughlin | 7:29 am, April 27th, 2018

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to celebrate news that the leaders of the two Koreas have agreed to end the Korean War, 68 years after it began.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un signed a declaration establishing peace between the two longtime foes, and pledging to work towards a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.




Then, inexplicably linked to another tweet issued Friday morning in which he decried former FBI director James Comey as “very sick or very dumb,” Trump added: “KOREAN WAR TO END! The United States, and all of its GREAT people, should be very proud of what is now taking place in Korea!”




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Reply Trump: 'KOREAN WAR TO END!' (Original post)
DonViejo Apr 2018 OP
Liberalagogo Apr 2018 #1
olegramps Apr 2018 #17
Docreed2003 Apr 2018 #26
forgotmylogin Apr 2018 #22
bucolic_frolic Apr 2018 #2
Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #7
bucolic_frolic Apr 2018 #12
Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #14
muntrv Apr 2018 #3
Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #9
FBaggins Apr 2018 #13
InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2018 #29
William Seger Apr 2018 #4
highmindedhavi Apr 2018 #5
malthaussen Apr 2018 #18
GeorgeHayduke Apr 2018 #19
highmindedhavi Apr 2018 #23
karynnj Apr 2018 #25
yellerpup Apr 2018 #6
Nitram Apr 2018 #10
Nitram Apr 2018 #8
Javaman Apr 2018 #11
djacq Apr 2018 #15
Oneironaut Apr 2018 #16
Yavin4 Apr 2018 #20
kimbutgar Apr 2018 #21
virgogal Apr 2018 #24
sharedvalues Apr 2018 #27
C_U_L8R Apr 2018 #28

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 07:35 AM

1. I KNEW that

 

if this happened, Shithole would take credit for it.

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Response to Liberalagogo (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:05 AM

17. A factor is the realization by both North and South Korea that they were going to be big losers.

Trump was pushing for a direct confrontation and the Koreans were going to be the cannon fodder along with the U.S. troops who he would sacrificed. Trump was instrumental in bring this about not because he was seeking a peaceful solution but just the opposite, total destruction that would have devastated the entire peninsula with tens of millions of deaths. Remember that people on both sides of the 48th are Koreans with a history that reaches back thousands of years and that blood is thicker than water.

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Response to olegramps (Reply #17)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:00 AM

26. Spot on assessment! Nt

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Response to Liberalagogo (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 10:11 AM

22. He didn't take credit *directly* but the tweet oozes with implied self-congratulation.

That's what he wants people to think. He literally had nothing to do with it. But oh, boy, the claims he will make after the meeting - if he doesn't call it off. It'd probably be better if he called it off and left well-enough alone.

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:17 AM

7. No he is not. You didn't need to do that title. It makes it more prominent in search engines. nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #7)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:36 AM

12. It was laden with sarcasm

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Response to bucolic_frolic (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:46 AM

14. It is not a big deal. But sarcasm is just as effective inside the post & SEs don't detect sarcasm.


Again, not a big deal.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:04 AM

3. Trump ended the Korean War

about as much as Reagan brought down the Berlin Wall.

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Response to muntrv (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:19 AM

9. Be careful w short titles. Search engines give extra weight to phrases comprising whole titles. . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #9)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:44 AM

13. There's no way around that

I have serious doubts, but if the two sides do find a way to live together and (especially) if our troops start coming home from Korea... then there is no possible way that Trump won't benefit from it.

Avoiding posting the words in a thread on DU won't have the slightest impact on the search engines... because it will be headlines in major papers.

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Response to muntrv (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 08:24 AM

29. This right here... dead on.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:11 AM

4. Negotions enter empty promise phase

Kim is playing games to get concessions, but meanwhile it's safe to say his new testing site is being built. Kim will not give up his nukes.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:11 AM

5. They took credit for the end of the Cold War

and they will also for the Korean War. Prepare yourselves for the image of Trump receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Response to highmindedhavi (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:06 AM

18. Considering some of the more questionable recipients of that award...

... it would be about par for the course. But perhaps they'll choose Mr Kim instead.

-- Mal

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Response to malthaussen (Reply #18)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:15 AM

19. I'd love that.

Kim wins a Nobel and Chump pounts in the corner.

That would be a little justice.

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Response to malthaussen (Reply #18)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 12:58 PM

23. good point

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Response to malthaussen (Reply #18)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 06:56 AM

25. If everything works out, it might be more likely that 2 Korean leaders

get the Nobel and not Trump. First, Trump is hated in Europe even though they might be taking these steps in fear of what Trump could do.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:17 AM

6. Mother Nature deserves the credit for the end of the Korean War.

Kim's launch pads were destroyed by an earthquake a month or so ago. His underground nuclear facilities were destroyed--possibly R&D, manufacturing, and probably storage are ruined. It is too hot for clean-up. He has to make peace now. He has no choice. It has nothing to do with the dotard or his threats or anything at all. The pResident gets no props from me.

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Response to yellerpup (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:19 AM

10. It wasn't an earthquake. It was the result of multiple nuclear tests under the same mountain,

which has partially collapsed.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:17 AM

8. I know I should be happy at the prospect of peace, but I'm anticipating with joy Trump's

disappointment when it all comes crashing down around him. Kim is playing the long con once again, and will reverse course just as soon as he gets what he wants. Trump got lucky, though. Korea's nuclear testing mountain has collapsed, and they have to stop testing because the risks are too high. China would be on top of them so fast if there was a radiation leak across the border.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:27 AM

11. it's not over yet.

I think it's too early to say the fat orange asshole has sung.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:49 AM

15. Orange Clown never watched Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country

Didn’t see that fictional president take credit.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:50 AM

16. If true this is great news!

This was about 55 years overdue. I have to wonder if this is only being done b/c North Korea screwed up their missile testing site, though? Either way, excellent news!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:15 AM

20. Trump thought that the Korean war ended when M*A*S*H went off the air. nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:42 AM

21. Both North and South knew crazy Twitler would drop a nuke on North Korea

It was fear not diplomacy.

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #21)

Fri Apr 27, 2018, 03:27 PM

24. Fear ended WWII.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:05 AM

27. Please don't repeat his words. Repeating him helps him.


... don’t retweet him. “Think of Trump as a puppeteer, his tweets as the strings, and anyone who retweets/shares him as the puppet,” he writes. “Cut the damn strings!











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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:50 AM

28. "You made this?"

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