North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands over the military demarcation line upon meeting for the Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, 2018, in Panmunjom, South Korea. (Photo: Inter Korean Press Corp / NurPhoto via Getty Images)
With a flagrant disregard for facts and National Security Adviser John Bolton's sabotage attempts, the corporate media are once again promoting the idea that North Korean officials are manipulative and untrustworthy negotiating partners. Just as news outlets helped Dick Cheney to destroy two previous US deals with North Korea by creating a hostile climate toward diplomacy, the corporate media are again stoking animosity.
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