Americans can bet that the North Korean government won't be endorsing former Vice President and 2020 frontrunner for president Joe Biden any time soon.
Biden referred to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as a "tyrant" at a recent campaign event. This clearly didn't sit well with Kim, because the North Korean government shot back at Biden with a stream of insults that could rival a tweet storm from President Donald Trump.
“What he uttered is just sophism of an imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being, let alone a politician,” the government said in a statement.
"There is nonstop comment over his bid for candidacy that he is not worth pinning hope on, backed by the jeer that he is a fool of low IQ. Yet, he is self-praising himself as being the most popular presidential candidate. This is enough to make a cat laugh.”
The "Low IQ" insult sounds particularly familiar.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of… https://t.co/iZvAew0qOB— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1529946677.0
Robert De Niro, a very Low IQ individual, has received too many shots to the head by real boxers in movies. I watch… https://t.co/rWH1fl2vyd— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1528882802.0
Highly untalented Wash Post blogger, Jennifer Rubin, a real dummy, never writes fairly about me. Why does Wash Post have low IQ people?— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1449002811.0
For his part, Trump's relationship with North Korea has been ever-shifting, with Kim calling the shots. Trump once called the dictator "Little rocket man" on Twitter, but later hosted two summits with the leader, both of which—despite Trump's assertions—didn't amount to the total denuclearization the United States had been striving for.
Many pointed out the similarities between Trump's regular juvenile insults and North Korea's words for Biden.
@NBCNews Really?North Korea? Not Trump?— Rachel (@Rachel) 1558514591.0
@NBCNews It sounds like Kim has attended the Donald Trump School of Social Etiquette and Eloquent Communication.— Annie Gun (@Annie Gun) 1558532020.0
@NBCNews Wow no wonder why trump loves this guy!!! He acts like a 11 year old too !!!! The name calling is priceless!!— Susan (@Susan) 1558525332.0
Fortunately for Biden, Americans don't hold too much stock in North Korea's endorsement.
@NBCNews North Korea as judge of sanity and sensibility. How cute.— Ian Shields (@Ian Shields) 1558516493.0
@NBCNews And we care so very much what North Korea thinks.— Annette Johnson (@Annette Johnson) 1558509566.0
@CNN Oh nice. Good to see that NK joined the effort to re-elect Donald Trump. I hear their hackers are far more skilled than Russia’s.— ze-factor (@ze-factor) 1558533634.0