Kim Jong Un is known as “Dear Leader, who is a perfect incarnation of the appearance that a leader should have,” “Symbol of the Fatherland’s Unification” and “Ever-Victorious, Iron-Willed Commander” among many other honorifics.
He was a child prodigy who could drive at age 3. At age 9 he raced the Chief Executive of a foreign yacht company and “overcame the odds to claim victory.” There’s no such thing as evolution, merely species that
Chuck Norris Kim Jong Un allows to live.
Donald Trump calls Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” but even North Korean dictator doesn’t claim credit for worldwide air travel safety.
Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news – it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2018
If he is responsible for worldwide aviation safety, the claim that no commercial jet aircraft lost any lives in a crash in 2017, then he must also be responsible for this past weekend’s Nature Air crash that killed two American families?
Commercial air safety has consistently improved for the past 35 years, but Trump has been in office just one year.
The last crash of a US commercial airline with fatalities was Colgan Air 3407 from Newark to Buffalo in 2009. That was a Q400 turboprop. The last major commercial jet crash with fatalities by a US airline that I can recall was American Airlines from New York JFK to Santo Domingo in November 2001.
Oddly though his primary air travel safety initiative — spinning off air traffic control into an independent non-profit corporation, separating out regulation from the actual provision of air traffic services, an ICAO best practice the US currently fails to follow — failed to gain traction in 2017.’
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