U.S. bans travel to North Korea by American citizens


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/07/21/no-go-noko.html


#2

I can muster no outrage. This might be the single most sane thing the current administration has done.


#3

I’m going to call it as I see it: Another micro step towards direct aggression in North Korea.

First steps towards violence with another include objectify, displace, or restrict association with your opponent.


#4

I almost posted a list of positive things about the administration, but they are all pretty minor, except for the aggressive prosecution of FGM practitioners. But silver linings, etc…


#5

U.S. bans travel to North Korea by American citizens

Dang it…


#6

LOL. Well at least NK citizens can travel where they want to - oh… wait…


#7

This is like helmet safety laws, to keep those not concerned with their own safety safe.


#8

Sometimes people are just assholes and should not be allowed onto the playground until they learn to behave.


#9

Travel agents across the USA will be busy tearing down those enticing posters of little Kimmy’s Kommy Klusterfuck.


#10

Dennis Rodman is gonna be so bummed out…


#11

Given the absolutely tiny number of US visitors to North Korea, this doesn’t make much of a difference in that regard. It’s one of - if not the - least visited countries by US travelers. (Precise numbers are unclear, but it probably can be measured in the dozens annually.) To the point where the death of a single US tourist most likely made it the most dangerous country in the world for US travelers, by orders of magnitude.


#12

Come to North Korea! We’ll send you home in a coma!


#13

No big deal. United will happily put you in a coma, and you don’t even have to fly out of the country.


#14

You mean I was able to go to North Korea?


#15

Americans will be prohibited from traveling to North Korea because of an elevated risk of “getting blowed up by America”.

There, I fixed it for you.


#16

As long as China remains physically close to North Korea, we won’t be blowing anything up there.


#17

You have to seriously wonder, what DOES he do there?


#18

No, I don’t have to; and I really don’t want to either, frankly.

*lolz

That is one weird-ass dude…


#19

Impossible. How do they propose to keep all 400 million of us away from the Land of Juche Truth?


#20