Comforting that our POTUS gets his world history from China .. no?
South Korea’s government wants to know whether Chinese President Xi Jinping gave alternative facts on the nation’s history to Donald Trump.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal last week, Trump said Xi told him during a recent summit that “Korea actually used to be a part of China.” The comments sparked outrage in Seoul and became an issue in South Korea’s presidential race, prompting the foreign ministry to seek to verify what Xi actually said.
“It’s a clear fact acknowledged by the international community that, for thousands of years in history, Korea has never been part of China,” foreign ministry spokesman Cho June-hyuck said at a briefing in Seoul on Thursday.
They're not real happy about the carrier FUBAR either:
Since i used to throw competitive darts, perhaps an analogy is in order. Imagine a dartboard with the numbers 1-20 and a bullseye. The numbers are randomly assigned potential outcome values such as Bad, Not so Bad, Okay, and Pretty Good. The Bullseye is labeled "Create an International Incident".
Well, Trump picks up a dart and flings it at that board several times a day. No study, no research, no checking Google, no reading a book - literally only what he sees on Fox-n-Friends ...
And 9 times out of 10 he hits that bullseye - BLINDFOLDED