Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is either “mad” or “he’s a genius” on Friday’s broadcast of the “Matt Murphy Show” on Birmingham, AL’s WAPI.
Trump stated, “they’re talking about North Korea with South Korea. You see that. You know it’s heating up again. So, we send our ships, and I think South Korea’s great. I think it’s wonderful. I just order 4,000 television sets for a job that I’m doing, right? And guess what? Between Samsung, and LG, and Sharp, they all come from South Korea. They’re making a fortune. So, we send our troops, we’re getting ready to go in there and defend them. We get nothing. It’s like crazy. We get nothing. Why are we getting nothing? Why aren’t they helping us, okay? We help them. And you know, we have this mad guy, I guess he’s mad, either he’s mad or he’s a genius, one or the other, but he’s actually more unstable, even than his father, they say. They said the father was a pleasure by comparison to him, in North Korea.”
Trump continued that the US gets nothing out of defending South Korea and wondered, “How many people can we defend? Why are we defending everybody? And these are rich nations.” He added, “we should defend them, but you know what? With the right messenger, they’ll pay us a fortune, and everybody will be happy. But it’s very sad to see what happens, frankly.”
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