In other words, they have found themselves rooting for a malevolent country like North Korea simply because they oppose anything and everything the Trump presidency does. Their blind hatred for this administration is literally aligning them with the enemy. And sadly, they’re not alone.
What’s so disturbing about this sugar-coated coverage of North Korea is that it whitewashes the atrocities, the starvation, the human rights violations of its people and the threats to our allies. It wasn’t long ago that that the regime threatened war with the U.S. over a Seth Rogen movie, that they released 22-year-old American student Otto Warmbier knowing that he was going to die from the abuse he faced in prison, that they shot a missile over Japan, and that we learned the incredible story about North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho at the State of the Union.