Hitting ‘Em Where it Hurts

HITTING ‘EM WHERE IT HURTS….Who said this?

This will have a major impact on people who are on the snow-crab gravy train.

Answer: Chuck Downs, an expert on North Korea.

This all relates to the deadly serious subject of North Korean nukes and the possibility of further economic sanctions against them, but the quote still seemed sort of amusing. Who knew there was a snow-crab gravy train up there?

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