North Korea fired a test missile on the Fourth of July with hopes that it could possibly reach the United States. The U.S. State Department says the missile failed after about 45 seconds.
The missile was one of at least three that were fired. The two others were short-range missiles. All landed in the Sea of Japan, said the Japanese government, which was unable to confirm that they included a long-range missile.
The launch came after weeks of speculation that the North was preparing to test its advanced Taepodong-2 missile from a site on its northeast coast. The preparations had generated stern warnings from the United States and Japan, which had threatened possible economic sanctions in response.
I guess North Korean leader Kim Jong Il wasn’t paying attention to the last evil dictator (Saddam Hussein) that toiled with the United States and teased President Bush.
Hopefully Direct TV or Jong’s local cable provider will check the CNN or Fox News feed to his mansion. Or maybe Jong wants to be found hiding in a dirt hole with hopes of having photos of him doing his laundry in his briefs broadcast all over the world.