Assuming that the meeting actually happens, Trump will be the first sitting president to speak with -- either in person or by phone -- a North Korean leader.
Whether you like Trump or hate him, you can't conclude anything other than this is a massive, massive gamble -- the likes of which we haven't seen from an American president, diplomatically speaking, in a very long time.
In retrospect, it actually makes perfect sense that Trump is willing to roll the dice on such a massive stage. The move to meet with Kim is actually something very close to the Platonic ideal of Trumpism.
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