You've got to hand it to the North Korean leadership -- it knows how to...to...uh...screw up?
It was the North Koreans who stand accused of torpedoing a South Korean warship, killing 46 people. Now, Pyongyang says any attempt the world community to increase sanctions against it will be tantamount to war, and one that the North says it will fight.
Remember, it was just one day ago that a long-time journalist who covered East Asia suggested that talking to North Korea will do no good. Progress and change can only come through regime change, the editorial concludes.