[…]the National Security Council released a statement saying that [a nuclear test] would “severely undermine our confidence in North Korea’s commitment to denuclearization.”
If my friend Ted had a steak dinner it would undermine my confidence in his commitment to vegetarianism.
If the local parish priest attended an orgy, it would undermind my confidence in his vow of celibacy.
3 thoughts on “Understatement of the day”
It’s amazing how many there are who defend NK deluded ideas about itself, and not just in SK. This kind of soft-pedaling is frightening, though perhaps not so surprising.
Can’t we just undermine North Korea… by putting mines under it?
Jonny: I don’t believe you grasp the distinction between soft-pedaling and diplomacy.
Joe: So has DARPA finished developing those autonomous robotic tunneling mines then?
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