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(The New Yorker)   In what some security experts fear could be a high-stakes war of Elton John lyrics, minutes after Donald Trump called Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man," the North Korean dictator responded by calling Trump "Honky Cat"   ( newyorker.com) divider line
    More: Satire, Elton John, Borowitz Report, North Korea, Kim Jong-il, Elton John lyrics, Kim Il-sung, Elton John lyric, Elton John-based attack  
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2017-09-20 11:35:25 AM  
"Goodbye, Yellow-Haired Toad"
Kim Jong-Un Responds To Trump's 'Rocket Man' Nickname
Youtube QBP9RtcNROc
 
2017-09-20 11:39:11 AM  
Donnie, Donnie, Donnie and the Jerks
 
2017-09-20 11:45:01 AM  
Goodbye, Panmunjom

/Though I never knew you at all...
 
2017-09-20 11:46:23 AM  
"Solly is the hardest word"
 
2017-09-20 11:46:59 AM  
seems, etc
 
2017-09-20 11:47:28 AM  
My take from the speech was d2c saying my dick is bigger than kim's and I'll blow up the world to prove it.
 
2017-09-20 12:02:33 PM  
So it's ki yi yippie yi yi
You long hairs are sure gonna die
Our American home was clean till you came
And kids still respected the president's name...

~Jeff Sessions
 
2017-09-20 12:06:29 PM  
Looks like the b*tch is back.
 
2017-09-20 12:37:55 PM  
And you can tell everybody this is Kim Jong
 
2017-09-20 12:51:28 PM  
Honky Cat is a Kim Jung Un "original."
 
2017-09-20 12:53:03 PM  
But Tiny Cancer, WAS JUST SITTING THERE.
 
2017-09-20 12:54:05 PM  
Trump seems more like an orange tabby to me.

/yes, I know that isn't a song title
 
2017-09-20 12:56:45 PM  
Is it a sign of the times that I wasn't quite sure this was satire until halfway through the second paragraph?

/D2S calls him Rocket Man because he can't remember the guy's name.
//Heard an ABC radio announcer refer to Kim 2 Jong instead of Kim Il Jong
/// I see dumb people...
 
2017-09-20 12:56:50 PM  

Public Call Box: But Tiny Cancer, WAS JUST SITTING THERE.


img.fark.net
 
Ant
2017-09-20 12:57:20 PM  
They should settle this the old fashioned way: with fists. I think Saturday's alright for fighting.
 
2017-09-20 12:57:38 PM  
Sad Sungs say so much.
 
2017-09-20 12:57:59 PM  
I heard Kim called Trump the Madman Across the Water.
 
2017-09-20 12:58:33 PM  

Officer Barrelroll: Trump seems more like an orange tabby to me.

/yes, I know that isn't a song title


More of a Smelly Cat

Phoebe Buffay - Smelly Cat
Youtube XNXIZuIBJKs
 
2017-09-20 12:59:17 PM  
You can tell everybody this is my dong.
It's a big missile and now that it's flown.
I hope you don't whine
I hope you don't whine
That I nuked the whole world.
How horrible life is...But her emails.
 
2017-09-20 12:59:26 PM  

Farking Clown Shoes: "Goodbye, Yellow-Haired Toad"
[iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/QBP9RtcNROc - 480x270]


"Hold Me Closer, Tiny Hand-Sir" is a winner.
 
2017-09-20 01:00:28 PM  
But the biggest kick I ever got,
was people seeing through all of Donald Trump's croc.

/Yes it was lame, but i didn't want to feel left out.
 
2017-09-20 01:00:33 PM  
I've seen your fascist faces
On the cover of the national papers
 
2017-09-20 01:03:02 PM  
Kim may be a psycopath and a ruthless dictator, but Honky Cat is farking solid.
 
2017-09-20 01:04:28 PM  
Actually, might as well post the whole song. "Turtlesque" ha!


Elton John - Fascist Faces (1981) With Lyrics!
Youtube iTit1ANG6eM
 
2017-09-20 01:04:43 PM  
DRTFA before commenting. farking borowitz. Of course.
 
2017-09-20 01:06:32 PM  
Another name for "White House" would be:

images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com
 
2017-09-20 01:07:24 PM  

Ocean_Pimp: Trump is literally Bill the Cat


Bill the Cat would be an upgrade.
 
2017-09-20 01:08:16 PM  

Momzilla59: Is it a sign of the times that I wasn't quite sure this was satire until halfway through the second paragraph?


I assumed it was totally real when I saw the headline at the footer of another thread. Only realized otherwise when I came to the top of the Politics tab and saw the tag.

/Sounded like Kim awkwardly trying to do an American insult, like a parent trying to snap back at their teenage children with a bad handling of current teen lingo
//Sorta the opposite of Baghdad Bob's Iraqi culture-specific insults, where he said the Americans would be greeted with bullets and shoes
 
2017-09-20 01:08:20 PM  
Donald, you asshole. You are dumber than me. Do you still feel no shame?
 
2017-09-20 01:08:25 PM  
For the Donald! 

I finally get to post this "classic"
William Shatner "Sings" 'Rocket Man' (1978) - BEST QUALITY! (Trump's Inspiration)
Youtube lul-Y8vSr0I
 
2017-09-20 01:08:53 PM  
My cat overlord is a honky cat and is not amused by the comparison of him to Trump.
 
2017-09-20 01:09:29 PM  

WilderKWight: Farking Clown Shoes: "Goodbye, Yellow-Haired Toad"
[iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/QBP9RtcNROc - 480x270]

"Hold Me Closer, Tiny Hand-Sir" is a winner.


I shake my tiny fists at you.
/Bravo
 
2017-09-20 01:10:18 PM  
R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World
Youtube Z0GFRcFm-aY


A nice earworm for the end of the world, no?
 
2017-09-20 01:10:38 PM  
Saturday night's alright for typing, get a little tweeting in
 
2017-09-20 01:11:40 PM  
don't let the Un go down on me
 
2017-09-20 01:12:04 PM  

Ocean_Pimp: Trump is literally Bill the Cat


It's happened before...

i.imgur.com
 
2017-09-20 01:12:31 PM  
Madman Across the Water, works both ways.
 
2017-09-20 01:13:02 PM  
I'm usually not that crazy about Borowitz, but "especially 'Tiny Dancer," is the funniest thing I'm going to read today.
 
2017-09-20 01:15:15 PM  
Honky Tonk Cat always screamed to me as a furry anthem; which is why I would always flip to another station when that song came on.

/Give it a second and the association will never leave your brain.
//Especially when you think of a Furry getting ready for Yiffing.
///Now you need mind bleach.
 
2017-09-20 01:21:23 PM  
And it seems to me you shot your Dong
Like a huge ICBM
Never knowing where it'd come down
In the vast ocean
And I would have liked to have blown you
To little bits
Your regime burned out long before
Your luncheon ever did
 
2017-09-20 01:23:26 PM  
"Please be satire, please be satire, please be..."
*click*
Whew.
 
2017-09-20 01:25:36 PM  
Of course, from the album that gave us "Honky Cat" and "Rocket Man" (Honky Chateau) comes the song that Trump really ought to adopt as his own...

"I think I'm going to kill myself".
 
2017-09-20 01:37:24 PM  
Tonedeaf, dumb, and bald kid sure plays a mean derpball.
 
2017-09-20 01:43:06 PM  
Donald J. Trump Born: June 14, 1946 (age 71), Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York City, NY

Jamaica Jerk Off
 
2017-09-20 01:47:56 PM  
Kim: "You're a Candle In The Wind, in hurricane season."

D2S: "Oh yeah? I'm gonna have my pal Benny and his Jets deliver a payload you've never imagined, believe me."
 
2017-09-20 01:57:32 PM  

Marbleisheavy: Tonedeaf, dumb, and bald kid sure plays a mean derpball.


Well he's a bullshiat wizard, of course there is a twist.
Pickpockets need tiny hands and supple wrists.
 
2017-09-20 01:58:04 PM  

Ocean_Pimp: Trump is literally Bill the Cat


At first my brain went to the wrong Bill the Cat:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D56yjrq8TsNSFW?
 
2017-09-20 01:58:45 PM  
I can think of like 20-30 farkers off the top of my head that are funnier than Borowitz.  I swear this guy is the fricking Dave Frishberg of satire pieces.
 
2017-09-20 02:53:17 PM  
Oh I've finally decided my future lies
At war with a tiny-dick chooooooaaaaaad
 
2017-09-20 03:12:01 PM  
Rocket Man is really the best insult Trump's got for Kim?  Crooked Hillary was pretty lame, but Rocket Man is a freaking awesome nickname.  If I were Kim, I wouldn't even be mad.  I'd get a red trucker hat with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the front and the Korean characters for "Rocket Man" on the side and I'd wear that farker in every public appearance I make from now on.  My jacket would say "I'm the Rocket Man, biatch" on the back.  It'd become part of my title.  "Please rise for our Glorious Leader, Kim Jung Un, Chairman of the Workers Party of Best Korea and the Rocket Man."

/I can't believe I'm giving supportive ideas to the dictator of North Korea, but here we are
//8 months
///Hork
 
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