The Washington Post sums up the situation:
It was a party scarred by the madness, cruelty and famine that one man had prompted through disastrous policies….
Senior officials lined up, one after the other, to laud what they described as [the leader’s] profound, courageous, thrilling, insightful masterpiece of a speech….
And the drumbeat of propaganda about loyalty to his leadership — combined with the constant threat of an unforgiving … campaign that has taken down several powerful rivals — makes it more difficult for anyone who dares challenge him….
[His] message promotes a nationalist, assertive [country] with a much stronger military — a country that he says will not threaten the world but will resolutely defend its interests.
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