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DonViejo

(60,536 posts)
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 08:33 AM Apr 2018

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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Trump: 'KOREAN WAR TO END!' (Original Post) DonViejo Apr 2018 OP
I KNEW that Liberalagogo Apr 2018 #1
A factor is the realization by both North and South Korea that they were going to be big losers. olegramps Apr 2018 #17
Spot on assessment! Nt Docreed2003 Apr 2018 #26
He didn't take credit *directly* but the tweet oozes with implied self-congratulation. forgotmylogin Apr 2018 #22
This message was self-deleted by its author bucolic_frolic Apr 2018 #2
No he is not. You didn't need to do that title. It makes it more prominent in search engines. nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #7
It was laden with sarcasm bucolic_frolic Apr 2018 #12
It is not a big deal. But sarcasm is just as effective inside the post & SEs don't detect sarcasm. Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #14
Trump ended the Korean War muntrv Apr 2018 #3
Be careful w short titles. Search engines give extra weight to phrases comprising whole titles. . nt Bernardo de La Paz Apr 2018 #9
There's no way around that FBaggins Apr 2018 #13
This right here... dead on. InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2018 #29
Negotions enter empty promise phase William Seger Apr 2018 #4
They took credit for the end of the Cold War highmindedhavi Apr 2018 #5
Considering some of the more questionable recipients of that award... malthaussen Apr 2018 #18
I'd love that. GeorgeHayduke Apr 2018 #19
good point highmindedhavi Apr 2018 #23
If everything works out, it might be more likely that 2 Korean leaders karynnj Apr 2018 #25
Mother Nature deserves the credit for the end of the Korean War. yellerpup Apr 2018 #6
It wasn't an earthquake. It was the result of multiple nuclear tests under the same mountain, Nitram Apr 2018 #10
I know I should be happy at the prospect of peace, but I'm anticipating with joy Trump's Nitram Apr 2018 #8
it's not over yet. Javaman Apr 2018 #11
Orange Clown never watched Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country djacq Apr 2018 #15
If true this is great news! Oneironaut Apr 2018 #16
Trump thought that the Korean war ended when M*A*S*H went off the air. nt Yavin4 Apr 2018 #20
Both North and South knew crazy Twitler would drop a nuke on North Korea kimbutgar Apr 2018 #21
Fear ended WWII. virgogal Apr 2018 #24
Please don't repeat his words. Repeating him helps him. sharedvalues Apr 2018 #27
"You made this?" C_U_L8R Apr 2018 #28

olegramps

(8,200 posts)
17. A factor is the realization by both North and South Korea that they were going to be big losers.
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 10:05 AM
Apr 2018

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.

forgotmylogin

(7,598 posts)
22. He didn't take credit *directly* but the tweet oozes with implied self-congratulation.
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 11:11 AM
Apr 2018

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.

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,805 posts)
14. It is not a big deal. But sarcasm is just as effective inside the post & SEs don't detect sarcasm.
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:46 AM
Apr 2018

Again, not a big deal.

FBaggins

(27,322 posts)
13. There's no way around that
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:44 AM
Apr 2018

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.

William Seger

(10,844 posts)
4. Negotions enter empty promise phase
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:11 AM
Apr 2018

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.

 

highmindedhavi

(355 posts)
5. They took credit for the end of the Cold War
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:11 AM
Apr 2018

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

malthaussen

(17,420 posts)
18. Considering some of the more questionable recipients of that award...
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 10:06 AM
Apr 2018

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

-- Mal

karynnj

(59,645 posts)
25. If everything works out, it might be more likely that 2 Korean leaders
Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:56 AM
Apr 2018

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.

yellerpup

(12,258 posts)
6. Mother Nature deserves the credit for the end of the Korean War.
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:17 AM
Apr 2018

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.

Nitram

(23,664 posts)
10. It wasn't an earthquake. It was the result of multiple nuclear tests under the same mountain,
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:19 AM
Apr 2018

which has partially collapsed.

Nitram

(23,664 posts)
8. I know I should be happy at the prospect of peace, but I'm anticipating with joy Trump's
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:17 AM
Apr 2018

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.

djacq

(1,641 posts)
15. Orange Clown never watched Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:49 AM
Apr 2018

Didn’t see that fictional president take credit.

Oneironaut

(5,681 posts)
16. If true this is great news!
Fri Apr 27, 2018, 09:50 AM
Apr 2018

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!

sharedvalues

(6,916 posts)
27. Please don't repeat his words. Repeating him helps him.
Sat Apr 28, 2018, 08:05 AM
Apr 2018

... 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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