Among the major US media outlets, the conservative Fox News is virtually the only station that President Trump trusts. Fox’s commentary often reflects Trump’s views more accurately than other outlets. Here, we will examine footage of the Trump-Kim talks, as provided by Fox News, to understand what happened.
When we analyze the Trump-Kim talks, it is important to distinguish between OPTICS and SUBSTANCE.
Optics refers to what we see on the outside—the words that are said, facial expressions, gestures, body language, a twinkle in the eye.
Substance refers to the content and meaning of all of those things we see on the outside. In other words, we need to go beyond the surface and get to the heart of the matter.
In reviewing footage of the Trump-Kim talks, there were at least seven times where we could look at the optics to discern the substance. Continue reading ★Analysis of the Trump-Kim Talks through Their Facial Expressions, Gestures and Remarks