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May 7, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Dennis Rodman responds to tweet, asks BFF Kim Jong Un to ‘cut Kenneth Bae loose’

Just as President Barack Obama announced Tuesday he would not make any concessions to North Korea, former NBA player Dennis Rodman called on Kim Jong Un to “do me a solid and cut Kenneth Bae loose.”

The man has a conscience. Good for him. Let’s hope the retired NBA player’s appeal makes a difference for Kenneth Bae.

My Twitter exchange with Rodman started last Friday, when I posted this Tweet with a link to our blog:

On Tuesday, he responded.

Then added this.

I don’t know what to say, except — thank you, Dennis Rodman. Turns out you have a heart big enough to match the size of that ego.

Foreign Policy just picked up the news.

Rodman is the only American to have met and spent time lately with North Korea’s young leader.

Now we wait to see if and how Kim Jong Un responds.

Comments | Topics: Dennis Rodman, kenneth bae, nba

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