With Jong Un threatening to launch missiles toward South Korea and possibly Guam, I would think conservatives would want to go after Rodman, but they won’t because Rodman is not a friend of Obama and beating up on the president is the GOP’s national pastime.
Meanwhile, Rodman made news again this week when he told The Miami Herald that he was contacted by the FBI about his trip to North Korea in February with the Harlem Globetrotters.
The former NBA player, who was invited back by Jong Un in August and said he wants to go, told the Herald that the FBI wanted to know “what went on” and “who’s really in charge” in the country.
“I have been contacted by the FBI and I met with them,” Rodman said. “They wanted to know what went on and who’s really in charge in North Korea. I have been invited back to North Korea in August and I want to go. I’m not a total idiot. I know what Kim Jong-un is threatening to do regarding his military muscle. I hope it doesn’t happen because America will take whatever actions to protect America and our allies.
“I do think, umm, you know, that we have to talk to people who want to cause us harm so hopefully they won’t,” Rodman added. “I’ve been talking to folks for years who don’t get what I’m about, but that’s cool, ’cause once they walk away, they like me. I might be able to keep folks’ heads cool. We all going to find a way to get along and keep peace.”
Now this is a real development of national interest: Rodman, the self-imposed foreign affairs liaison, not Jay-Z and Beyonce soaking up sun in Cuba.
And it’s good to know that Rodman isn’t a “total idiot” – but perhaps just a partial one.