Trump Demands “Cage Match” Format For Upcoming Summit With Kim Jong-Un
President says unorthodox meeting style would “help settle this nuclear business quickly and get some very high TV ratings, too”
Sensing an opportunity to gain the upper hand on North Korea’s supreme leader, and attract a huge international television audience in the process, President Donald Trump has proposed that he and Kim Jong-Un adopt a cage match format for their upcoming summit meeting.
Dubbing it “The Orange Hammer vs. The Yellow Rocket,” Mr. Trump asserted that a no-holds-barred wrestling match would be “much more interesting than a stupid conversation” as well as a chance for the North Korean leader to “show the world that he can handle a leg drop and a body slam or two.”
The meeting is scheduled for late May or early June, possibly in the capital of Mongolia, Ulan Bator, which many believe would be a dramatic backdrop for a internationally televised, steel cage match.
Most on the minds of wrestling fans who support the president’s proposal involve questions about unbiased officiating, as well as what the opposing world leaders would wear in the ring to retain a modicum of dignity in the contest?
Some in the Trump administration also worry that a physical contest would favor the much younger Kim Jong-un and ultimately humiliate the 72-year-old American president in front of a worldwide wrestling audience and international affairs fans.
But Mr. Trump seemed unafraid when asked about his chances in a one-on-one brawl with the unpredictable North Korean leader. “If I can charge a maniac school shooter, completely unarmed, while he’s spraying me with bullets from an AR-15, I’m certainly not afraid of the kimchi dough boy from PyeongChang. This is going to be easy, believe me.”
Foreign policy experts say that while Mr. Trump’s proposal of a cage match for his historic meeting with Kim Jong-Un will probably not lead to the denuclearization of the communist nation, it could lead to some of the best memes during Mr. Trump’s presidency, which would stand as a social media victory for the president as well as a much-needed, comedic gift to the world.
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