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Even in retirement Dennis Rodman still manages to get on David Stern’s nerves.
In an interview with 60 Minutes, David Stern was asked by the interviewer Chris Rose about Dennis Rodman’s diplomatic pilgrimage to North Korea, where he met with their supreme leader Kim Jong Un, who has less than a stellar reputation outside his domain. Let’s just say that Stern doesn’t approve of Rodman’s BFF.
“I think it’s ridiculous. I think that if you’re going to meet someone with the record on human rights, and nuclear testing in a reckless way, counterfeiting U.S. dollars, and exporting a horrible brand of whatever it is that he’s exporting, starving his people, and locking them up, it should be done only in conjunction with the State Department with an agenda. If not, you shouldn’t go.”
Rose then suggested that Rodman may have not known he was going to meet with Un when he agreed to go on the diplomatic mission, Stern saw ignorance as no excuse.
“No. But then it was the burden of somebody to try to educate Dennis a little bit so he doesn’t come back and say, ‘the dude is really cool. His father was great. His grandfather was great. And really why doesn’t the President just give him a buzz?’”
I can’t say I disagree with the angel of Stern on this topic, Rodman is obviously unaware of some of the atrocious crimes this man and his administration are accused of committing, I don’t know if aligning oneself with someone like that is the smartest move but Rodman has always been a free spirit for lack of a better word.
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Dennis Rodman is quite serious in his goal to bring peace between North Korea and the US, and intends to accomplish it.
According to TMZ Rodman’s rep says that the former NBA star plans to use his new friendship with Kim Jong-Un to set up a peace deal. Rodman hopes to convince the North Korean leader to speak with President Obama until there is a peaceful resolution.
The folks at Official Comedy took it upon themselves to toss besties Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un together in the N64 version of NBA JAM. If you haven’t been keeping up to speed on Rodman’s latest travels to North Korea, you are really missing out. You can read about how Dennis is the new sports ambassador to North Korea, or how he gets drunk at basketball games with Jong Un...
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