The media is so busy raking President Trump over the coals for defending the United States against North Korea that they’ve forgotten that former President Bill Clinton gave an even stronger warning to the tyrannical country back in 1993.
So many on the Left have been wetting their pants because Trump warned Kim Jong-Un, “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.”
Pretty strong stuff, indeed. But Democrats, like New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, have called Trump’s words “reckless rhetoric.” But then again, they don’t even need another reason to launch that criticism. Republican Sen. John McCain said Trump sounded more like a “North Korean propagandist” than an American president. Similarly, MSNBC analyst Evelyn Farkas also overreacted and said, “President Trump sounds more like a North Korean leader, unfortunately, than an American leader.”
But it sounded just like an American president. Sure, it’s been 24 years, but President Clinton said the following, according to The New York Times, while he was on a trip to Seoul, South Korea. He said if North Korea acquired and used nuclear weapons, “We would quickly and overwhelmingly retaliate.”
Clinton added, “It would mean the end of their country as they know it.”
By 1994, as seen in the video above, Clinton and North Korea negotiated an “Agreed Framework” which was meant to stop them from going nuclear. We see how well that panned out.