Trump saluted a North Korean military officer and the footage is now being run on state television— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) June 14, 2018
REMINDER: The right-wing freaked out when Obama "bowed" to a Japanese robot. pic.twitter.com/5KiXhdxwSy
Today, Trump was asked about Kim Jong-Un’s history of executing political opponents. Trump defended Kim by saying he was “a tough guy.”— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) June 14, 2018
Trump can’t conceal his admiration for despots, or his disdain for democratic leaders like Justin Trudeau. And still, Republicans stay silent.
One important thing to understand about Trump is there is no bottom.— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) June 13, 2018
Here he is praising a dictator for murdering his political opponents.
It will get worse. https://t.co/nWqjHxGawI
This is like the time Trump said he lost "hundreds" of friends on 9/11. Zero. He lost zero friends on 9/11. He attended zero 9/11 funerals.— Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence) June 14, 2018
Zero parents of fallen Korean War soldiers have spoken to Trump. Zero. https://t.co/d8msLHo1P0
Trump says he wants people to treat him like North Koreans treat Kim Jung Un.— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) June 15, 2018
Trump later was asked about this and claims it was "sarcasm." You can watch the video and judge for yourself. It's not the first time Trump effusively praised Kim Jung Un's leadership and toughness.— Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) June 15, 2018