North Korea sneers at South Korean president's "venomous swish of skirt"

“This frenzy kicked up by the South Korean warmongers is in no way irrelevant with the venomous swish of skirt made by the one who again occupies” the presidential Blue House, the North’s Ministry of the People’s Armed Forces said in a statement, referring to Ms. Park, who returned to the residence 33 years after her father, the former President Park Chung-hee, was assassinated…

In North Korea’s high-strung official language at times of tension with the outside world, sexist and personal vitriol is not uncommon. The country had once called Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former United States secretary of state, a “minister in a skirt,” and deemed various senior American and South Korean officials “human scum,” “war maniacs” and “running dogs.” It used to call former President Lee Myung-bak, whom Ms. Park replaced on Feb. 25, a “rat” and its state media carried cartoons that showed Mr. Lee being torn apart and soldiers firing rifles and hurling hand axes at his image.