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Old 8th August 2018, 08:51 AM   #2001
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
According to Reuters, John Bolton announced that North Korea has not taken the appropriate steps to denuclearise, in line with the agreement reached in June.

“What we really need is not more rhetoric, What we need is performance from North Korea on denuclearisation. It’s just North Korea that has not taken the steps we feel are necessary to denuclearise.”
Oh, so same old, except with military exercises cancelled; Kim now legitimized as Trump's equal, some might say superior; and folks who were never going to build nukes wondering seriously about if and when to develop and deploy.

This is "winning" in the same way the Old South was "honorable."
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Old 8th August 2018, 10:28 AM   #2002
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Can't wait to see how he tries to spin it into a "YUGE WIN!"
He doesn't have to. The Trumpsters rely on himself as the ultimate source of truth. If he says Kim denuclearized then he did. Claims to the contrary are fake news.

I wish I was making this up but this seems to be the line of thought on display from the MAGAs among my Facebook friends.
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