Trump Calls Kim Jong-un a ‘Real Leader’ in Hannity Interview

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President Trump continued to sing Kim Jong-un’s praises in a new interview with Sean Hannity, calling the North Korean politician a “real leader,” among other compliments.

“He’s a character and he’s a real personality and he’s very smart. He’s sharp as you can be,” Trump told Hannity in a sit down interview on Thursday night. “He’s a real leader.”

Trump says Kim Jong-Un “is a character” and “mercurial” but he “is a real leader” pic.twitter.com/ndDEkDFIOb

— Salvador Hernandez (@SalHernandez) March 1, 2019

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The president immediately added Kim was “pretty mercurial” —  but that he didn’t “say that necessarily in a bad way.”

Trump’s comments follow his trip to Vietnam for a second in-person meeting with Kim. Talks of nuclear disarmament, according to The New York Times on Thursday, fizzled out over a disagreement on lifting stiff sanctions on North Korea.

“It was about the sanctions,” Trump said. “Basically they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety, but we couldn’t do that.”

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On Thursday, Trump said he didn’t believe Kim knew about the treatment of American student Otto Warmbier, who was sentenced to 15 years hard labor in early 2016 on charges he stole a North Korean propaganda poster. Warmbier was returned to the U.S. in a comatose state in June 2017 and died shortly after. Kim, according to Trump, “felt very badly about” Warmbier’s death.

The Warmbier family, in a statement to MSNBC on Friday, responded to the president’s recent comments.

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“We have been respectful during this summit process,” the family said.”Now we must speak out. Kim and his evil regime are responsible for the death of our son, Otto. Kim and his evil regime are responsible for unimaginable cruelty and inhumanity.”

The Warmbiers added:  “No excuses or lavish praise can change that.”

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Laura Ingraham Needles CNN’s Jim Acosta: Trump Gets ‘Better Shake’ From ‘Chinese and Russian Journalists’

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Fox News host Laura Ingraham laced into CNN correspondent Jim Acosta on Thursday, mocking her network rival over his complaints about President Trump’s handling of the press during his summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un in Vietnam.

“Jim Acosta of CNN. He’s a nice person. He was complaining this morning on television — I know that’s not news — he was complaining that President Trump didn’t call on U.S. media at the summit presser and that he only called on the Russian and the Chinese journalists,” Ingraham said during her speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. “Kind of interesting and kind of sad because he’d probably get a better shake from the Chinese and Russian journalists.”

Ingraham added that she was later informed by an unnamed producer that in fact Trump called on a broad sampling of reporters, including representatives from ABC, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Bloomberg and NPR. Indeed, a press spray with both leaders included a question from the Post’s David Nakamura to Kim Jong-un himself.

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Reps for Acosta at CNN did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap.

The mention of Acosta’s name drew loud boos from the CPAC audience at Washington’s Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. The CNN reporter has become a regular punching bag for Trump and his supporters.

Ingraham also loaded her speech up with typical red meat for her right-leaning fan base, inveighing against socialism and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), whom she called by her initials.

“I take AOC seriously because she is the thought leader of the Democrat party right now,” Ingraham said. “She is setting the Democrat foreign policy table. I take that seriously and so should you.”

On the same day, Ingraham also got a boost from My Pillow inventor and CEO Mike Lindell — who has stood by Ingraham and Fox News in the wake of an advertiser boycott which has led to dozens of sponsors dropping her program. (A similar boycott has also engulfed her primetime colleague Tucker Carlson)

“I don’t boycott any station. I stand firm in what I believe in,” Lindell told TheWrap shortly after his CPAC address. “I think [boycotts are] the worst thing ever,” he added. “What it does is advertisers just go to other things, prices go up and the consumer ends up paying for it. It’s absolutely horrific when they do boycotts. I don’t boycott other stations.”

Fox News has vowed to stand behind both hosts and have said the boycotts against them are politically motivated.

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Trump Says He Doesn’t Think Kim Jong-un Knew About American Student Otto Warmbier’s ‘Really Bad’ Treatment

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President Trump on Thursday said he doesn’t believe North Korean leader Kim Jong-un knew about the treatment of American student Otto Warmbier, adding that Kim “felt very badly about” Warmbier’s death shortly after being returned to the U.S.

The president’s comments came during a press conference in Hanoi, as part of his trip to Vietnam to meet with Kim.

“I really believe something very bad happened to [Warmbier], and I don’t think that the top leadership know about it,” Trump said. “I don’t believe that [Kim] would’ve allowed that to happen. Just wasn’t to his advantage to allow that to happen.”

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Trump added: “Those prisons are rough. They’re rough places, and bad things happened. But … I don’t believe [Kim] knew about it.”

Trump added that “some really bad things happened to Otto. Some really, really bad things.”

President Trump on Otto Warmbier: “I really believe something very bad happened to him, and I don’t think that the top leadership knew about it…(Kim Jong-Un) felt very badly about it…He tells me that he didn’t know about it, and I will take him at his word.” pic.twitter.com/EWnw7BzVNe

— Axios (@axios) February 28, 2019

Warmbier was a University of Virginia student who was charged with stealing a North Korean propaganda poster early on New Year’s Day 2016 — setting off an international firestorm in the process. He was imprisoned and sentenced to 15 years hard labor by the North Korean government after issuing a televised, tear-filled apology. Warmbier was returned to the U.S. in a comatose state in June 2017 and died shortly after. Warmbier’s father said his son was “brutalized and terrorized” by the North Korean regime while imprisoned.

Trump acknowledged Warmbier was returned to the U.S. in “terrible” shape, but that other prisoners released by North Korea were “extremely healthy,” leading him to believe Kim was unaware of the 22-year-old’s treatment.

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Trump says he believes Kim Jong Un was not responsible for what happened to Otto Warmbier.

“Those prisons are rough…He tells me that he didn’t know about it and I will take him at his word.”

Echoes of Trump previously taking Vladimir Putin at his word.

— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) February 28, 2019

“He tells me that he didn’t know about it and I will take him at his word,” Trump said.

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Jim Carrey Goes Nuclear on Trump Over North Korea in Latest Political Artwork

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Jim Carrey ponied up another Trump-thumping artwork on Wednesday morning — and it was quite the eye-opening image.

In Carrey’s latest political piece, the actor-artist depicted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un riding on Trump’s back, as the president was hunched over with a bit in his mouth.

Carrey offered further commentary in a message stating that any nuclear deal that Trump might strike with North Korea would be a “fraud,” and that Trump deserves “a Nobel Prize for cowardice and moral desolation.”

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“If Trump makes a nuclear deal w/ North Korea, it’s a FRAUD: China and Russia trying to keep their Prize Pony in the White House,” Carrey wrote.

“When there’s a Nobel Prize for cowardice and moral desolation Trump will be the first to receive it,” he continued.

Earlier this week, ahead of a summit with Kim, Trump said that North Korea could benefit economically without nuclear weapons.

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“Chairman Kim realizes, perhaps better than anyone else, that without nuclear weapons, his country could fast become one of the great economic powers anywhere in the World. Because of its location and people (and him), it has more potential for rapid growth than any other nation!” Trump tweeted.

In another tweet, Trump wrote, “I will be leaving for Hanoi, Vietnam, early tomorrow for a Summit with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, where we both expect a continuation of the progress made at first Summit in Singapore. Denuclearization?”

Chairman Kim realizes, perhaps better than anyone else, that without nuclear weapons, his country could fast become one of the great economic powers anywhere in the World. Because of its location and people (and him), it has more potential for rapid growth than any other nation!

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2019

Very productive talks yesterday with China on Trade. Will continue today! I will be leaving for Hanoi, Vietnam, early tomorrow for a Summit with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, where we both expect a continuation of the progress made at first Summit in Singapore. Denuclearization?

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2019

Clearly, Carrey doesn’t think Trump’s plan is the bomb.

See Carrey’s latest below.

If Trump makes a nuclear deal w/ North Korea, it’s a FRAUD: China and Russia trying to keep their Prize Pony in the White House. When there’s a Nobel Prize for cowardice and moral desolation Trump will be the first to receive it. pic.twitter.com/MVdJr5zw9B

– Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) February 27, 2019

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‘Morning Joe’ Mocks Trump-Kim Jong Un Relationship: ‘Did They Send Each Other a Valentine’s Card?’

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The set of “Morning Joe” mocked President Trump relationship’s with North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un on Monday, telling viewers that the two might as well exchange Valentine’s Day cards as part of the love fest.

“Did the president say that he loved Kim Jong Un again this weekend?” Scarborough asked. “Did they send each other a Valentine’s card?”

Scarborough then invoked the death of University of Virginia college student Otto Warmbier, who was captured and held in North Korea for more than a year before returning back to the U.S. with severe neurological damage. Warmbier died a short time later in June 2017.

“[Kim] killed an Ohio college student, brutalized him, killed him, sent him back to the United States brain dead where he died because what he took a poster? This is who Donald Trump loved and adores and worships,” Scarborough continued. “That’s screwed up.”

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The show also noted how the president has consistently refused to address a plot to kill multiple liberal journalists and politicians by a coast guard lieutenant last week.

On Wednesday, Trump will meet with Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. It will be their second summit to address denuclearization of the Korea peninsula. The two previously met in Singapore in June of last year. Departing from conventional orthodoxies of both parties, Trump has repeated professed his “love” for dictator.

“We fell in love,” Trump told a rally last September, with the president adding that he was won over by the “beautiful letters” Kim wrote him.

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The rapprochement has resulted in a halt of North Korean nuclear testing — something Trump and his surrogates have frequently lauded. Though to date, there is no evidence that the country has taken any real steps to dismantle their program and as “Morning Joe” noted Monday, it remains unclear whether they could ever be persuaded.

The Trump-Kim love is a sharp reversal for the two leaders who traded barbs for most of 2017. The president frequently derided Kim as “little rocket man” and famously warned him that the United States would rain “fire and fury” upon him if North Korea didn’t knock of their nuclear testing.

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Nat Geo Docuseries ‘Inside North Korea’s Dynasty’ Explores Kim Regime From Within (Exclusive Video)

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National Geographic has released the first five minutes of its upcoming docuseries, “Inside North Korea’s Dynasty,” exclusively to TheWrap. The four-part series aims to penetrate the secretive communist regime by taking a look at its ruling family.

From 72 Films, the series will examine the Kim family, the communist dynasty which has ruled North Korea for the last three three generations, by using expert insight, first-hand testimony and archival footage. Kim Jong Un’s unlikely pal Dennis Rodman will also make an appearance.

The series will span multiple decades, beginning with the rise and rule of the country’s founder, Kim Il Sun, through his son, Kim Jong Il, and his grandson and the current leader, Kim Jong Un.

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According to the network, the series “provides a look at the Kim dynasty more complex and comprehensive than ever attempted before, revealing the workings behind the formidable family dynamics at the heart of an extraordinary country.”

“National Geographic was clear from the start — they wanted a definitive documentary on the Kim dynasty, unlike anything produced before,” said 72 Films. “We immersed ourselves in this project for a year, looking through archives that have not been viewed in decades and interviewing almost 50 people with perspectives that could shed light on this dynasty. Going in via the family was a fresh way to unlock North Korea. All three leaders are fascinating in their own right. They have all chosen to use their extraordinary power in different ways. The result is a film that is as unique in scope and depth as it is in insight and relevance.”

“Inside North Korea’s Dynasty” will premiere across two consecutive Sunday nights, beginning Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. See detailed descriptions of each episode below.

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“Kingdom of the Kims”
Premieres Sunday, Nov. 11, at 9/8c
For decades, Korea and its people labored under Japanese imperialist rule. But in 1912, in a small town outside Pyongyang, a child is born — Kim Il Sung, coinciding with an omen of imperialism’s doom. This is the story of how an unknown guerrilla fighter rises to power, takes complete control of his country and makes himself a god in the eyes of his people. Recounted through firsthand testimony and expertly curated archive, “Kingdom of the Kims” explores Sung’s early days in power, how he starts the Korean War, establishes gulags for anyone who could be “hostile”, tries to assassinate the President of South Korea, and plays a dangerous game of brinksmanship with the United States, including capturing a U.S. Navy ship – the USS Pueblo – taking American sailors prisoner, and the infamous tree-cutting axe murders in the Demilitarized Zone.

“The Son of God”
Premieres Sunday, Nov. 11, at 10/9c
Unpacking the unique Kim father-son relationship further, “The Son of God” tracks the decline of Kim Il Sung and the rise of his son, Kim Jong Il. Jong is an unlikely successor to his father. He is not a military man — he is obsessed with cinema, particularly James Bond films. “The Son of God” tells the story of how he uses filmmaking and propaganda to win his father’s approval — and power. Not only did Jong love James Bond films, but the films influenced his behavior in trying to imitate a real-life Bond villain. Beginning in the 1970s, this film explores Jong’s rise to power as the heir apparent of North Korea, delving into such pivotal incidents as the kidnapping of filmmakers Choi Eun Hee and Shin Sang Ok; the attempted assassination of the president of South Korea; and the terror campaign waged by North Korea, such as the Korean Airline bombing by Kim Hyon Hui, in the buildup to the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

“Nuclear Family”
Premieres Sunday, Nov. 18, at 9/8c
“Nuclear Family” begins as the Cold War ends — and North Korea has lost Soviet patronage, and with it, the security it guarantees and the economic support that has sustained the country for nearly half a century. As Kim Jong Il takes complete control of the country, he also starts a nuclear weapons program. With the country’s economy failing, his government makes counterfeit $100 bills, and sets up factories making crystal meth and other narcotics. He also employs a private sushi chef, and hosts lavish banquets and parties while the country continues to struggle economically — all while at the same time negotiating with the United States.

“Rocket Man”
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The final episode starts with the death of Kim Jong Il and the rise of the new leader of North Korea — his son, Kim Jong Un, taking power at the age of 28. Using exclusive interviews, firsthand testimony and expertly curated archive, “Rocket Man” charts Un’s reign from 2011 to present day; delves into how Un consolidated power, by killing his uncle and his half-brother; examines the incredible story of his unexpected friendship with basketball star Dennis Rodman; retells his announcing that he has nuclear weapons that can reach the United States; and breaks down the historic 2018 summit with US President Trump.

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Justice Department to Charge North Koreans for Sony Hack

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The Justice Department is set to charge North Korean nationals for the 2014 Sony Hack, according to the Washington Post and ABC News.

Specifically, the Post reported, the department is charging Pak Jin Hyok, who conducted the hacking on behalf of North Korean military intelligence agency Reconnaissance General Bureau. This is the first time the U.S. is making charges against a Pyongyang operative.

Hyok is linked to the Lazarus Group, which has been connected in an attempt to steal $1 billion from the Bangladesh Bank in 2016. According to the New York Times, the U.S. government had explored charging Hyok, but it took some time because information against him was classified. The U.S. government has previously said that North Korea was responsible for the 2014 attack.

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According to CBS, officials are expected to make the formal charges announcement in Los Angeles at 1 p.m. ET. The Post reported that the Treasury Department on Thursday is also expected to announce sanctions on North Korean individuals who are connected to the hack.

Hours before the announcement, however, President Donald Trump thanked Kim Jong Un for the North Korean leader’s “unwavering faith” in him.

Kim Jong Un of North Korea proclaims “unwavering faith in President Trump.” Thank you to Chairman Kim. We will get it done together!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 6, 2018

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Russian Singer Tied to Trump Collusion Scandal Trolls Everyone With ‘Pee Tape’ Music Video

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The Russian pop star who helped facilitate that infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and a Kremlin-linked lawyer is back, and with a new music video that practically dares Trump Sr. to lose his temper.

On Tuesday, Emin Agalarov dropped the video for his new single “Got Me Good”,  and it’s, uh, a not very subtle greatest hits of Trump’s many scandals so far.

In the clip, Emin goes to an expensive-looking hotel room accompanied by an entourage that includes Trump himself and several fake Miss Universe contestants. The group parties in the room, while being observed by hidden cameras, until, at one point, the scene jumps to an observation room where it looks like Kim Jong Un is erasing Trump from the video.

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Laters scenes show Emin partying with actors portraying Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Hillary Clinton, Stormy Daniels and Kim. Everyone secretly hands off briefcases or trades files in darkened parking garages. An actor portraying Mark Zuckerberg joins the conspirators for drinks one night, and then picks up a dead drop the next day. Emin even plays poker with the assorted figures at the end of the video.

Here’s the kicker: At the end of the video, the clip cuts to a scene from the real-life happy birthday video Donald Trump — the real actual Trump — recorded for Emin last summer, followed by a shot of Kim laughing maniacally while munching popcorn.

Yeah, it’s basically a reference to the infamous (and still elusive) golden showers tape which the Steele Dossier claims is being used by Vladimir Putin to blackmail Trump, and pretty much everything people suspect happened in the 2016 election.

Subtle!

Emin and his father Aras Agalarov are connected to Trump through the Miss Universe pageant, and the pair put together the Trump Tower meeting. They’re pretty close, apparently. But we’ll bet Trump isn’t recording another Happy Birthday video after this.

Watch the video above.

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Dennis Rodman on Hanging out With ‘Friend for Life’ Kim Jong Un: ‘He Tried to Sing James Brown’

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Dennis Rodman opened up on Tuesday about his “friend for life” Kim Jong Un, revealing some intriguing details about how the two men hung out during Rodman’s trip to North Korea in 2013.

“We basically have fun. We have fun. People don’t realize that. We go to his private island. We go jet skiing,” Rodman told Megyn Kelly. “We sing karaoke, seriously we do. He tried to sing James Brown.”

Rodman said that he tried to help Kim in his rendition of Brown’s “Get On Up.”

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Rodman’s experience in North Korea and as a contestant on “The Celebrity Apprentice,” makes him the highest profile person to have a pre-existing relationship with both Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.

On set, Kelly pressed Rodman about the North Korean leader’s lengthy history of human rights abuses.

“I was so blind about the whole situation about North Korea,” said Rodman. “I was blind when I went over there. I knew nothing about that.”

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“I went over there because I wanted to connect North Korea with sports in America,” he added, reiterating several times that his job wasn’t to be an international diplomat.

“That was not my job to go over there and figure out all that. My job was to bring sports and communication,” said Rodman. “I am not saying this guy is a great guy. I am saying he is good to me.”

Rodman also cast doubt on the true extent of Kim’s crimes, saying at one point that United Nations reports documenting his crimes were “all hearsay.”

Once mired in international isolation, North Korea has emerged on the world stage in recent days as a result of Kim Jong Un’s meeting with Donald Trump in Singapore last Tuesday. The pair issued a joint declaration committed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, though it was thin on specifics. Both leaders hailed the meeting as a great victory.

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Michelle Wolf: ‘Trump Doesn’t Want to Be Allies With Anyone Who’s Good-Looking’

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Michelle Wolf thinks Donald Trump might be picking allies for the United States based on whether their leaders overshadow him with their attractiveness.

On her Netflix show “The Break With Michelle Wolf,” the comedian joked that Trump’s recent foreign policy moves are pretty confusing. Trump insulted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Twitter after a chilly G7 summit, in which longtime U.S. allies were frustrated with Trump over actions like trade tariffs and frequent demands to allow Russia back into the group.

Right after that, Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore, where he said Kim agreed to denuclearization. The summit didn’t actually set any firm rules for that process, however, and skipped any discussion of Kim’s human rights abuses against the people of his country.

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“Good news, guys, everything is fixed with North Korea!” Wolf said during her opening monologue on “The Break.” “Yeah, there was a summit, and a handshake, and now no one is being tortured, California is safe, and everyone in North Korea is full of food. Who knows what’s going to happen. I think best-case scenario, North Korea denuclearizes, and everyone’s a little safer. Worst-case scenario, North Korea is our ally now? Maybe our only ally?

“I think what it comes down to is Trump doesn’t want to be allies with anyone who’s good looking,” Wolf joked. “I mean, think about it. Recently, Trump upset Trudeau — hot; Macron — cute; Merkel — handsome. And look who he made happy: Kim, the guy who looks like the Pillsbury Doughboy wearing pajamas.”

Wolf went on to talk about how, even though Trump’s foreign policy approach appears to be kind of working — at least in the case of securing peace with North Korea — it definitely doesn’t make any real sense.

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“Look, if this literal s–t circus leads to some sort of lasting peace, I’m all for it,” she said. “But let’s not pretend that any of this is smart. It reminds me of that one time when I was 13 when I was bowling with my friends, and I hopped backwards on one leg and then bowled a strike, and then I just kept doing that because I thought it was my good luck charm. Did it work a couple of times? Yes. But was it an objectively good strategy? No. Did Jeremy ever want to go out with me again? Double-no! So that’s my advice to Trump and everyone on this whole thing. Keep doing whatever crazy s–t keeps our organs from melting in a mushroom cloud, but just admit that it’s incredibly dumb, and you’re dumb, and you have no plan!”

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