Joe Biden Joe Biden The Hill's Morning Report – Pelosi remains firm despite new impeachment push Democrats sense new momentum in trump tax return fight Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie becomes first African to deliver graduation speech MORE hit back at North Korea on Wednesday after his state-run media outlet slammed him as a "fool of low IQ," saying it was "no surprise" the regime "prefers" President Trump .
"As Vice President Biden said in Philadelphia, Donald Trump's embraces dictators and tyrants like Putin and Kim Jong Un Kim Young UnNorth Korean media rips Biden: a 'fool of low IQ' Trump: War would 'be the official end of Iran' Leon Panetta: We're living in a more dangerous world MORE 'while alienating our closest allies. That is antithetical to who we are and it has to change,' Andrew Bates, the Biden presidential campaign's director of rapid response, told The Hill in a statement.
"Trump has also been repeatedly tricked into making major concessions to the murderous regime in Pyongyang while getting nothing in return. Given Vice President Biden's record of standing up for American values and interests, it's no surprise that North Kore a would prefer that Donald Trump remain in the White House, ”he added.
The comment came after North Korea's KCNA news agency published a commentary piece of vice president.
"He is self-praising himself as being the most popular presidential candidate. This is enough to make a cat laugh, ”the agency wrote. Bitten as a "fool of low IQ," citing his college grades and disparaging him for falling asleep at a 2011 speech by form President Obama.
"Explicitly speaking, we will never pardon anyone who dare KCNA wrote
It was not immediately clear if North Korea was responding to a specific comment Biden had made.
Besides mentioning Kim at his campaign launching Saturday and last week, Biden also slammed the North Korean leader as a "thug," citing allegations had his uncle executed.
Biden has emerged as the Democratic primary front runner since he announced his presidential bid last month, beating out all other contenders in every national poll since he declared his White House campaign and garnering millions of dollars in campaign donations.