In the strangest sight since Charles A. Lindbergh attended the opening ceremonies of the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin as a special guest of Hermann Göring, commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe (air force) and later Reichsmarschall (successor to Der Führer), Dennis (The Worm) Rodman) a retired basketball Hall of Famer spent a day in late February with one of his fans: Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea. The moderately dimunutive (5'5") admired The Worm's rebounding prowess. The Worm said that the North Korean leader was a basketball fan and that the POTUS 44 was a basketball fan. A Hoops Summit? If this is (fair & balanced) fantastic thinking, so be it.
[x The Nation]
Kim Jong-un, Dictator Of North Korea And BFF Of Dennis Rodman, Threatens To Use Nuclear Weapons Against The United States
By The Deadline Poet (Calvin Trillin)
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Now Kim, who’s the strangest of big bomb possessors,
Says he’d use his nukes against Yankee aggressors.
Should we build some shelters? No, Kim is no menace,
Since he knows a nuke strike could take out his Dennis. Ω
[Calvin Trillin began his career as a writer for Time magazine. Since July 2, 1990, as a columnist at The Nation, Trillin has written his weekly "Deadline Poet" column: humorous poems about current events. Trillin has written considerably more pieces for The Nation than any other single person. A native of Kansas City, MO, Trillin received his BA from Yale College in 1957. He served in the army, and then joined Time.]
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