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  •  How many Americans have ever talked with (1+ / 0-)
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    Kim Jong Un?
    How many of them have a personal relationship with him?
    The only one I've ever heard of is Dennis Rodman.
    That would give him a bit of an edge in actually knowing what the new Kim is thinking, no?
    The message he delivered is that North Korea "doesn't want to do war". That he would like to talk to Obama and Rodman's idea, which is brilliant, is that they should get together for some hoops.
    As flawed as he is, if his quirky personality led him to an unlikely relationship that could lead to a breakthrough for understanding in East Asia, it would be a good idea to get behind him, rather than brush it off like he is not worthy.

    If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

    by CwV on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 02:10:17 PM PST

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    •  That might not be a bad idea. (0+ / 0-)

      Kim Jong Un is overweight and smokes like a chimney.  20 minutes on the court with Obama and he'll yield to Obama on anything.  (Seriously, NK propaganda showed him, cigarette in hand, while he was inspecting a gym and again when inspecting a hospital.)

      "Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage." -- Lucille Ball

      by Yamaneko2 on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 03:35:43 PM PST

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