Posted on 9/21/2017, 8:02:22 AM by RoosterRedux
President Trump’s tough talk regarding the North Korean nuclear threat in his U.N. speech – including referring to dictator Kim Jong Un as “rocket man” and threatening to “totally destroy” the communist nation – has rattled Trump’s critics in establishment media and the Democratic Party, but some in the international community appreciated his “blunt, honest approach,” according to U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.
Further, along with Kim’s continued defiance – launching missiles over Japan and developing miniaturized hydrogen bombs – the criticism comes amid new reports of the dictator’s brutality, including his execution of opponents and of people who annoy him with anti-aircraft missiles, and his plucking of girls from school to use as sex slaves.
ABC “Good Morning America” host George Stephanopoulos asked Haley to respond to criticism of Trump’s speech Tuesday, specifying the “rocket man” reference.
“This is a way of like getting people to talk about [Kim],” Haley replied.
“It worked,” she laughed. “Every other international community is now referring to him as ‘rocket man.’”
Moving to the central issue, Haley said the U.S. has “exhausted every diplomatic means” it has to contain North Korea.
“And we are going to continue to do that. While he is being irresponsible, we’re going to be responsible,” Haley said.
“The international community actually very much appreciated the blunt, honest approach that the president took on North Korea,” she said.
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