Kim Jong Un has President Trump all figured out

The way to Trump's heart is through his ego, and the North Korean leader knows it

Trump and Kim
(Image credit: KCNA via REUTERS)

Even when President Trump does the right thing, it still feels wrong.

The "right thing" in this instance is his decision to meet suddenly over the weekend with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea. It's the kind of move that runs afoul of all the conventional wisdom about America's foreign policy, but who cares? The president did not get Kim to give up his country's nuclear weapons — although there is now talk of a deal about freezing North Korea's arsenal at current levels — but every moment spent pursuing peace, even elusive peace, is a moment not spent waging a disastrous war.

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