Of Foreign Relations and Testosterone
“Foreign relations, to a great extent, has a lot of male testosterone involved,” U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein said April 4 in San Francisco.
The comment by the senior senator from California came during an answer to a question about tensions In North Korea at the University of California at Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies annual Salon Gala dinner.
North Korea worried her more than Iran, at leas t at the moment, Feinstein said.
“Iran doesn’t have a missile that can hit the United States. North Korea does.”
Leaving the impoverished country with its massive military force in “isolation” only fuels the defiance of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Feinstein said.
“If you think the guy may be unstable then you worry about (the situation) more.”
Feinstein also suggested that having President Obama to speak personally with the North Korean leader.
“We know they have nuclear weapons. Why not?” Feinstein said. “Like anything, you have to work it.”
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