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Jimmy Kimmel finds that L.A. tourists favor military action in North Korea, can't find it on a map

On Tuesday, President Trump threatened to rain "fire and fury" down on North Korea if it continues to threaten the United States, earning a retaliatory threat against Guam from Pyongyang. "People are understandably very worked up about this," Jimmy Kimmel said on Tuesday's Kimmel Live. "According to a new poll — and this poll was taken before the president's threat today — a majority of Americans, 75 percent, believe that North Korea's nuclear program is a critical threat to the United States. But what I wonder is, how many Americans even know where North Korea is." Because it is Kimmel, he sent a camera crew and a map out onto Hollywood Blvd. and asked passersby. The sample that made it onto TV were generally open to military action in North Korea, but you won't be surprised at their geography knowledge. "I'm not a geographer," as one dude explained. Watch below. Peter Weber