There's a lot that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is wrong about. He shouldn't be oppressing his people, he shouldn't be ruling his country with an iron fist, and he shouldn't be teasing world superpowers like China with nuclear missile tests. But there is one thing he's right on the money about: US President Donald Trump. Kim is only young, having been handed the reins to the volatile nation when his father Kim Jong-il passed away a couple of years ago, but even he can see that Trump isn't fit to be the leader of anything, let alone the leader of the free world.

Recently, Trump has been making big, brash threats that he will destroy North Korea. But Kim isn't scared. Instead, he's folding his arms, smirking, and telling Trump that was a big mistake. Releasing a statement through the official state-controlled media outlet of Pyongyang, Kim said that President Trump is "mentally deranged" and a "gangster," warning that he will "pay dearly" for threatening to destroy North Korea. Kim added that Trump is "unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country." Well, he's right about that. That's something that he couldn't really be more right about, to be honest.

Kim also said that Trump is "a rogue" and that he's "fond of playing with fire." The fire motif came back when he made his overarching threat to Trump, which didn't sound too good at all.

He said, "I will surely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire." It's a frightening thought. Kim sees Trump as having a mental impairment that prevents him from thinking straight, and yet he's the guy in charge of our freedom and our safety. Kim also sees him as a naughty dog or an unruly animal who he must "tame." And the fact that this taming will be done using "fire" doesn't bode well with our impending doom from a nuclear holocaust.

But what the hell is a "dotard?"

What does 'dotard' mean?

While it may sound like a portmanteau of the words "Donald" and "retard," "dotard" is in fact a word of its own. How does it feel to know that Kim Jong-un has a better English vocabulary than you? It's not good, is it? Imagine how Trump feels: he has to look up a word that someone he just threatened with nuclear war has called him.

He must be feeling pretty stupid. The Google searches for the term "dotard" have increased rapidly this morning as people are trying to figure out what Kim is on about.

The word "dotard" that Kim called Trump actually has a very simple definition, and the insult is not as harsh as the word might make it seem. According to the wonderfully convenient dictionary that Google has to offer, a dotard is "an old person, especially one who has become weak or senile," resulting in a decline in his cognitive functions. So, guy in his seventies, covered in fake tan, speaking in front of the UN, making outrageous claims about prospects of nuclear war that he hasn't thought through, doesn't know what a dotard is.

Yep, that sounds about right.

Threats came hours after Trump signed new executive order

These threats from Kim came just hours after President Trump signed a new executive order that will allow the United States government to place sanctions against entities (companies, individuals etc. – it's a bit vague) who finance trade with the North. Fair enough. They're all bad apples. But that won't do a thing. Trump loves signing executive orders – it's his favourite thing to do – because they're the closest thing to what he thought being President of the United States would be. He thought he could come in, act all high and mighty, and the whole country would do thy bidding. Not the case at all, as he's learned the hard way, but at least he can sign his little executive orders and have his way until the judiciary has time to swoop in and block them.