That sit room photo — there is a single person in the pic who looks like they have any confidence in Hussein.
You’re exactly right. They hate the guy. Their body language is screaming, “Get this puppet out of here,” but he’s too arrogant to see it, and he feels contempt for the lot of them as well.
I’m seeing that, also. But, they must be getting something out of ‘serving’ him. Like serving the Captain of the Titanic.