North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversees a super-large multiple launch rocket system test in this undated picture released by North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA) on Thursday. Photo: KCNA via REUTERS

N Korean media call Abe 'imbecile and political dwarf'


North Korea's state media on Saturday lashed out at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as an "imbecile and political dwarf" for calling Pyongyang's latest test of a large multiple-rocket launcher a ballistic missile launch and warned he may see a real one in the near future.

North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast on Thursday in a fourth test of its new"super-large multiple-rocker launcher," with its North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressing "great satisfaction" over the latest test.

In the wake of Pyongyang's firing, Abe said on Thursday that North Korea's missile launch was a threat to Japan and the international community, and that Tokyo would monitor the situation with its partners.

"It can be said that Abe is the only one idiot in the world and the most stupid man ever known in history as he fails to distinguish a missile from multiple launch rocket system while seeing the photo-accompanied report," the North's KCNA news agency said, citing a vice director general of the North Korean Foreign Ministry's Department of Japanese Affairs.

"Abe may see what a real ballistic missile is in the not distant future and under his nose ... Abe is none other than a perfect imbecile and a political dwarf without parallel in the world."

U.N. Security Council resolutions ban North Korea from firing ballistic missiles and using such technology, but North Korea rejects the restriction as an infringement of its right to self-defense.

In early November, Pyongyang criticized the Japanese prime minister after Tokyo said North Korea's test of what it called"super-large multiple rocket launchers" on Oct 31 was likely ballistic missiles that violated U.N. sanctions.

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North Korea lashing out with the insults?

Meanwhile, the sun shall set in the West tonight....

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Is that because he wore a Super Mario costume at the closing ceremony of the Brazil Olympics?

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Lil' Kim projecting his own issues on Abe... classic for a mentally unstable individual.

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Them's fighting words.

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He might be not that wrong !!

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They must be responding to Abe's description of Kim as a ...................................

Oh, no, hang on a mo', Abe has never stooped to ad hominem personal attacks like this.

One-way insults from the DPRK propaganda machine, then.

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So him and the Trumpet are mates now, so Abesan gets to be the sole and ever pervasive evil threat that North Korea needs to keeps its country in the dark ages. The language they use perfectly suits their ridiculous notions of reality. On show for the world to see, this is what crazy looks like folks, look on in wonder! It’s hard not to feel sorry for the poor sods born under this mad regime. A truly spooky place where we get to see from afar the very worst parts of our shared human nature, A stark warning to all.

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Still trying to stay in the media loop, whatever it takes. Moved on from insulting Biden to Abe.

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They just want to be noticed.

19 ( +19 / -0 )

Abe should retort with something along the lines of chubby, or nice haircut even how many cows died to make that's probably vinal. Or cling wrap?

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N Korean media call Abe 'imbecile and political dwarf'

Well, the NK media seem to agree with some of our regular frequent posters here. Great minds thinking alike?

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During one of his rallies, Trump said that he and Kim "fell in love". Kim is jealous because Abe has been to the US several times to visit his man Trump, but Kim can't do that. Hence, the jealous name calling. That is my analysis.

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Pathetic from North Korea. Tiny Kim is the dwarf here. He is approximately a miserable 152cm. With high heel. Size of an ant! PM Abe is 176cm. And He is a thousand times the Leader in the World than Tiny Kim. Leader of second richest nation in the Free World, longest serving leader, etc.

PM Abe wont care about this disgusting insult from Tiny Kim. Dont expect any aid from Japan anytime, Tiny Kim.

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Usually I do not like comments from N. Korea, but admittedly, sometimes they are so much straightforward without any diplomatic restraint to say something that any other country would dare to say. Yes. I have to agree that Abe is 'imbecile and political dwarf'.

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And now, the Northkorean starving loser crybabies !!!..

Loooooooool !!..

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North Korea, it will be in your interest to stop insulting dignitaries. An economy and people like Japan cannot be run by “....”, as you have suggested, you’ve gone too low below the belt. It will be better to withdraw and apologize.

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I knew Lil Kim and I would one day find something we could agree on... like the fact that it took more than one cow to make that coat!

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"May see a real one", that's a serious threat, but then again, it's coming out of the blabbering mouth of NK, so maybe a just joke.

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To think that there are still fools who want Japan to retain outdated Article 9. Throw out Article 9, make Japan strong enough to deal with any threat in the region. Then and only then will Tiny Kim keep his mouth shut and stop insulting a great Leader in PM Abe.

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The quality of their insults is falling.

11 ( +11 / -0 )

In the photo, Kim's personal carers and North Korean troops applauded him when he managed to stand on his two feet.

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I don’t know about missiles, but those blue bathrug hats in the picture are pretty scary!

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Excellent from PM Abe not responding EVER to *ad hominems. Not worthy.*

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Gee... Lil Kim... or Lil Clam, is a ridiculous grotesque, part cartoon, part slap stick clown and ALL murdering psychopath, has to quibble over rocket terminology!

One day, he is going to wake up in a bed with with red... and a general telling him, "You're fired!" (no, not a Trump fan, but excitedly waiting for his impeachment and hope, instead of "Guilty!" they say "You're fired!").


one last thing...

Hasn't anyone else wondered about directing a well aimed baby drone bomb, (maybe shaped to look like a seagull), the next time that laughable oaf has yet another ego parade, standing there on the podium...

Then we make a deal with the new leader, and welcome NK back to the real world.

Only have to kill him, no one else, as I suspect the whole country is heartily sick of that family and its despotism, no further hostility would be needed.

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To think that there are still fools who want Japan to retain outdated Article 9. Throw out Article 9, make Japan strong enough to deal with any threat in the region

These people you're grouping together as fools include the Japanese populace that isn't actually demanding for any changes to article 9.

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Fix this idiot up along with his dictatorship and his backers, they are getting too loud, too boisterous and too much out of their league, fix them up now before its too late. That goes for china too who needs to be put in its place.

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There are times when the NoKo state media is correct.

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Fix this idiot up along with his dictatorship and his backers, they are getting too loud, too boisterous and too much out of their league, fix them up now before its too late. That goes for china too who needs to be put in its place.

You must be volunteering for frontline duty, or on frontline duty. If not, STFU.

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 the Leader in the World than Tiny Kim. Leader of second richest nation in the Free World

Notice the caveat that the denominator is the free world. This is to avoid recognizing that Chiba is far richer than Japan. It's also a fine display of intellectual dishonesty.

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@Chip Star, the only thing I have to say, I respect your opinion, but you should never support personal attacks. Only the weakest among the weakest resort to Ad Hominem. It's when you lack of facts.

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@Hokkaido: Appreciate the mature response; it's a rarity on the internet. That said, I did not mean to attack MSR personally. I meant to point out that people who are not in danger of death or injury in the event of war should not be advocating it.

I also meant China, not Chiba.

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Imbecile and political dwarf! Pretty apt description. Although the description fits Kim just as well. The Pot Calleth the Kettle Black!

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Imbecile is a stupid person, by all international laws.

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Abe should take of the gloves. Kim mark 3 is a very fat tyrant with a bad haircut running a crappy little poor country no one really cares about.

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I wonder how much money they wasted by continuing sending missiles to the ocean. While their own people are dying from starvation. They must be really proud of all of this.

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What should people worry about is not the fact that Kim insulted Abe, but the fact that Kim would send real ballistic missiles toward Japan “soon”.

After the GSOMIA ends on December 31st as currently scheduled, Japan may not even see the missile coming.

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Insults from the North and insults South Korea. That's what this countries have in common. Also breaking agreements and promises they have in common. Lying about facts they also have in common.


Koreans care about GSOMIA ALOT because you constantly bring it up. In all your comments GSOMIA... GSOMIA.

You even used it against America, GSOMIA. We stay in GSOMIA can we pay less for US bases? Ok America, pay less for bases we stay GSOMIA.

Koreans like to combine trade export control with national security. Same with America GSOMIA and the payment for US bases.

What S Koreans won't tell you its how much they themselves benefit from this agreement. With Japan alone they use 24 advance satellites and multiple sensors which S. Korean generals have said they should stay in GSOMIA because they benefit from it the most!

Hey Basu, tell your Moon to leave GSOMIA then! Let's see it! You S. Koreans don't dare or have the courage!! Just fake empty threats!!

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My prediction is that Japan and NK will have real talks soon. In fact, NK denuclearization depends on Japan's contribution, admit it or not. Without Japanese money, any talks will be meaningless.

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As I said earlier, imbecile has clear legal definition and has to be due processed to be called as such.

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Judging by the supreme leaders "tight" coat, it looks like he's been eating to much cake recently.

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No surprise the usual suspects in here support what Kim said.

But then again, these are the same people that would have the world believe Japan is the 'aggressor' in that region of the world.

Ludicrous as always.

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Someone woke up in a bad mood...….

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"...imbecile and political dwarf..."

Whatever else Kim may be, by the above description of Shinzo, Kim's ability to judge people is spot on. Abe's longevity as PM has more to do with the worldwide malaise which saw trump and so many other psychopaths rise to prominence like brown lumps in a clean swimming pool along with naked political cunning than with any extraordinary talents in ANY area of political competence. Just his desire to destroy the Constitution and return Japan to the list of the World's aggressor nations marks his incompetence in 'protecting' Japan which, in Japan's own history, needs that protection mostly from itself and that latent "Banzai" now asleep in its deep cultural womb. Hanguk, Bukhan, and Nihon, however much they may all hate the thought, are FAMILY, demonstrated if by no other measure than the absolute trivialness of their constant bickering with each other. FAMILY! Whataya gonna do?

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This North Korean dictator is a complete "Banana Loaf" just take a look at the size of his Belly.

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Well said! Needs to add something about Abe's ethically challenged politicking!

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It’s quite permissible here to criticize one’s own national leader. Is it so in North Korea?

But if criticism goes beyond a certain permissible line, that’ll be a different story. North Korea’s criticism of Shinzo Abe is not merely a criticism. It’s an insult.

“Insult” is defined in a dictionary as “gross insensitivity, insolence, or contemptuous rudeness resulting in shame or embarrassment”

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William BjornsonToday  04:04 am JST

"...imbecile and political dwarf..."

Whatever else Kim may be, by the above description of Shinzo, Kim's ability to judge people is spot on.

Quite right. They have sized Abe up well, as vile as they may be in other respects.

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While Kim's missile launches are a worry - complicated by his meetings with Trump - his description of Abe wasn't too far off

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Says the spoiled fat kid. Clearly shows how pathetic and stupid this pig really is. Shameful facepalm.

NK Rockets vs Japanese Rockets? these lackeys wont stand a chance.

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