The Trump Effect: The new and improved Kim Jong Un

This post first appeared at Fellowship of the Minds

North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un used to wear severe “Mao” suits.

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This is what the formerly dour Kim Jong Un wore on August 7, 2018, while visiting a fish pickling factory (source: UPI):

The beaming Kim looks so relaxed, I hardly recognized it’s him.

He has also eased up on anti-U.S. propaganda, and turned over remains of U.S. soldiers killed in the Korean War as he’d promised he would at the historic summit meeting with President Trump last month in Singapore.

Astonishing . . . .

None of this, of course, means U.S. relations and negotiations with North Korea will be all smooth sailing.

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