Conservative columnist shreds Trump for covering for North Korea's Kim: He's nothing but a 'proven weakling'
President Donald Trump sits at the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush on December 5, 2018 at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. /Screenshot

In a column for the Washington Post, conservative columnist Kathleen Parker battered President Donald Trump for his horrific defense of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Parker got right to the point by citing -- and amending -- Mark Twain's admonition, "There’s lies, damned lies — and Donald Trump.”

According to the columnist, "The president of the United States not only lies routinely, but he believes other people’s lies without a modicum of skepticism."

"This week, the liar in question was North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who claimed to have known nothing about what appears to have been the torture and, ultimately, murder of American college student Otto Warmbier