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John Kerry doesn’t think much of Dennis Rodman’s North Korea trip: ‘As a diplomat, he is a great basketball player’

Mar 6, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT

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Dennis Rodman returned from a recent trip to North Korea announcing that he and its Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un, are now pen pals. Then after a grilling by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Rodman cancelled several other TV appearances and has faded into the background.

But not before a parting shot by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who was speaking in Doha, Qatar, in an interview on “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC.

“Dennis Rodman was a great basketball player,”Kerry told NBC News. “And as a diplomat, he is a great basketball player. And that’s where we’ll leave it.”

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  1. skids003 - Mar 7, 2013 at 10:34 AM

    Damn, Kerry even got the part of the basketball player wrong. The only thing he’s ever done right is marry the Heinz heiress.