Monday Market Mania – Suicide Missions

Image result for trump kim jong un cartoon"You're on a suicide mission."

"No, you're on a suicide mission."  "Rocket Man" "Dotard".  That pretty much sums up the weekend tweet wars between fearless leaders Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, who both finally found someone to play with that understands them.  Nort Korea's foreign minister told the UN on Saturday that North Korea "will strike premptively if needed" and the US countered by sending bombers right to the edge of North Korean airspace in a massive escalation of events not seen since the Cuban Missile Crisis – yet the markets are just shrugging it all off this morning.  

“None other than Trump himself is on a suicide mission,” Ambassador Ri said through the UN’s simultaneous translation. “In case innocent lives of the U.S. are lost because of this suicide attack, Trump will be held totally responsible.”

“The very reason the DPRK had to possess nuclear weapons is because of the U.S."

Image result for trump kim jong un cartoonEver the diplomat, Trump followed that up Saturday night on Twitter, posting: “Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won’t be around much longer!”  Trump's bombers, of course, flew out of Guam – effectively making North Korea's poiint that the base is a direct threat to them.  

North Korea’s state media issued a statement Saturday from the National Peace Committee of Korea describing Trump as “wicked” and “a rabid dog.”  U.S. analysts now estimate that North Korea may have as many as 60 nuclear weapons, according to a Washington Post report.  

Of course, Trump is just following the grand tradition of name-calling practiced by all our greatest leaders, remember when Kennedy called Kruschev "Little Nicky"?  No, of course, not, becasue President Kennedy wasn't a moron!  

I know, it's almost hard to remember what a real President sounds like these days, right?  So, it's easy…
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