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Ending North Korea trip, Dennis Rodman calls Kim an 'awesome guy'
Associated Press/ Fox News ^ | March 1, 2013 | N/A

Posted on 03/01/2013 10:28:57 AM PST by Tyrannis

PYONGYANG, North Korea – Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy" and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders."

Rodman, the highest-profile American to meet Kim since he inherited power from father Kim Jong Il in 2011, watched a basketball game with the authoritarian leader Thursday and later drank and dined on sushi with him.

At Pyongyang's Sunan airport on his way to Beijing, Rodman said it was "amazing" that the North Koreans were "so honest." He added that Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founder, "were great leaders."

"He's proud, his country likes him -- not like him, love him, love him," Rodman said of Kim Jong Un. "Guess what, I love him. The guy's really awesome."

At Beijing's airport, Rodman pushed past waiting journalists without saying anything.

Rodman's visit to North Korea began Monday and took place amid tension between Washington and Pyongyang. North Korea conducted an underground nuclear test just two weeks ago, making clear the provocative act was a warning to the United States to drop what it considers a "hostile" policy toward the North.

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1 posted on 03/01/2013 10:29:02 AM PST by Tyrannis
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To: Tyrannis

Either a “Manchurian Candidate”, a “useful idiot” or both.


2 posted on 03/01/2013 10:31:44 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Tyrannis

Guess what, I love him. The guy’s really awesome............................................ LOL, how many people said that of Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot?? They were all loveable guys, say anything else about them and..............


3 posted on 03/01/2013 10:35:54 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who remembers Ty Woods, Sean Smith, and Glenn Doherty? Forgot already?)
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To: Tyrannis

Guess what, I love him. The guy’s really awesome............................................ LOL, how many people said that of Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot?? They were all loveable guys, say anything else about them and..............


4 posted on 03/01/2013 10:36:10 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who remembers Ty Woods, Sean Smith, and Glenn Doherty? Forgot already?)
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To: Tyrannis

He didn’t live on their economy, that’s for sure.


5 posted on 03/01/2013 10:39:36 AM PST by onedoug
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To: John Semmens

Are you writing for AP now?


6 posted on 03/01/2013 10:42:02 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew (double trouble, here we come)
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To: Tyrannis

You are welcome to move, Dennis.


7 posted on 03/01/2013 10:44:54 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Tyrannis

Dennis Rodman, the 21st Century version of Hanoi Jane.


8 posted on 03/01/2013 10:49:36 AM PST by DonkeyBonker (Hard to paddle against the flow of sewage coming out of the White House.)
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To: Tyrannis

Rodman will be nice until the check clears.


9 posted on 03/01/2013 10:52:22 AM PST by Mike Darancette (Soylent Green is Boomers)
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To: Tyrannis

Rodman will be nice until the check clears.


10 posted on 03/01/2013 10:52:37 AM PST by Mike Darancette (Soylent Green is Boomers)
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To: Tyrannis

More evidence that it doesn’t take a whole lot of brains just to block shots under a basket.


11 posted on 03/01/2013 10:54:48 AM PST by ScottfromNJ
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To: Tyrannis

OMG it’s DENNY AND KIMMY....Together Again.....I’ll tell you one thing for sure these 2 it’d make great stars in a one hour JERRY SPRINGER SPECIAL......anybody have any ideas who’d buy sponsortime?

1. TRU tv REALITY NETWORK

2. B an N BOLTS N NUTS CORPORATION

3. ?


12 posted on 03/01/2013 10:55:09 AM PST by jimsin (e)
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To: Tyrannis
Dennis Rodman calls Kim an 'awesome guy'

That tells me all I need to know about Kim. What has happened to the world when publicity-mongering idiots like Rodman actually get press for stupid comments like that?

13 posted on 03/01/2013 10:57:39 AM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: Tyrannis
I always thought Rodman was nuts.

CONFIRMED.
14 posted on 03/01/2013 11:32:19 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: righttackle44
This didn't convince you years ago?


15 posted on 03/01/2013 11:55:46 AM PST by bgill
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To: Tyrannis

16 posted on 03/01/2013 12:24:43 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Dennis Rodman must be the dumbest man on the planet today


17 posted on 03/01/2013 12:29:12 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
“Dennis Rodman must be the dumbest man on the planet today”

I think he realized that when his wanker fell off after diddling Madonna.

18 posted on 03/01/2013 12:36:29 PM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Russ

Just imagine him saying this on TV with the words “Paid Spokesperson” under his picture.


19 posted on 03/01/2013 12:40:44 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Tyrannis

Dennis Rodman is the new prototypical American “useful idiot” propaganda tool, as Lenin might have said.

This makes me think of the haunting story of the 23-year old girl in NK that was covertly filmed foraging for food. Her parents had both died and she was roaming the countryside looking for anything to eat. Her rotting corpse was later found in a field.


clip from the “interview”:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=70c_1340726587&comments=1


Destitute TV Girl Finally Died of Starvation

http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?cataId=nk00100&num=7128


20 posted on 03/01/2013 12:45:51 PM PST by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Tyrannis

Well, given Obama’s orientation, clearly he should make Rodman an ambassador someplace.

Obviously, the guy’s got Obama-level political acuity.


21 posted on 03/01/2013 1:21:41 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Gabrial

That’s just because Madonna is toxic


22 posted on 03/01/2013 1:42:24 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

“...Dennis Rodman must be the dumbest man on the planet today...”

Sorry. that honor goes to Obama.


23 posted on 03/01/2013 2:53:16 PM PST by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: GeronL
Dennis Rodman must be the dumbest man on the planet today

Oh yeah? If so, why isn't he in congress?

24 posted on 03/02/2013 2:43:16 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: JoeProBono

I sure would hate to be those two guys and gal in the second row.

“You no laugh. How come you no laugh when Comrade Kim make funny joke? Funny joke is for all peoples - you think you better than all peoples and no laugh?

We have a place where you no laugh.”

BTW - what the heck is with the photoshopped images of Samyang and stuff? (And CocaCola!!???)


25 posted on 03/02/2013 3:19:51 AM PST by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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