The silver lining

North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen” if it makes any more threats to the United States, President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang during a meeting from his golf club in New Jersey. Kim Jong Un responded with a counterthreat to ignite “enveloping fire” of ballistic missiles aimed at Guam.

The neurotic exchange of fire-for-fire shenanigans between the two leaders escalated for over a week. Journalists from national and international media organizations swarmed into the island, anticipating to find a terrified, panicked population, hoarding Spam and bottled water, rioti