North Korea is a great human tragedy. And we should hope that the next informal ambassador to the DPRK is someone less prone to inane outbursts. Nevertheless, Dennis Rodman is better than nothing.
America embraced big-stick diplomacy under President Roosevelt, dollar diplomacy under Taft and shuttle diplomacy under Nixon. Now, it's time for America to introduce a new tactic for a specific region of the world: "basketball diplomacy."
If not bombing Hawaii and talking about basketball are criteria for acceptance on the world stage, I'm nominating my Uncle Gilbert for Emperor.
"The Supreme Leader is still getting used to the last time everything was changed by the Internet aggressor Zuckerberg," says Chung Mun-hee, spokesperson for Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry.
If what they taught in journalism school actually led to multiple day "hang out sessions" with the leader of the hermit kingdom then of course this story would have been done already.
Who's the boss? The Miami Heat made it a franchise-tying 14th straight win with a 99-93 win over the Knicks in New York.