Here’s why North Koreans don’t “love” Kim Jong Un

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

Trump emerged from his one-on-one meeting with Kim Jong Un gushing praise for the brutal leader. One statement in particular left historians, and the general American public, scratching their heads: “The North Korean people have great fervor for Kim Jong Un…his country does love him.”

Rewind. Washington Post National Correspondent Philip Bump and host Ethan Bearman took a walk down memory lane to disprove the claim with the cold hard truth.

Listen to the facts below to draw your own conclusions.

 

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