Summoning ‘Fire and Fury’
Need he say more? On Friday, President Trump warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that plans to strike his nation were “locked and loaded,” and boasted of America’s nuclear readiness. Two days earlier, he threatened the Hermit Kingdom with “fire and fury” in the face of further threats against the U.S., which Kim obliged by detailing plans to lob missiles at Guam. It’s at the point where members of Congress are questioning the president’s authority to strike first, treading untested legal territory at a time when many of the world’s inhabitants might consult clerics over lawyers.