Friday November 22, 2019

Sending in another clown

The role played by Dennis Rodman in the summit between his ‘friends’ Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is one of the most worrying and bizarre aspects of the story

17th June, 2018

Every circus needs a clown. The political summit in Singapore last Tuesday that grabbed global attention arguably had two, and it most certainly didn’t need another. So Dennis Rodman, the only man, until recently at least, who called both Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un his friend, was sidelined in Singapore, offering typically addled analysis to CNN and to any news agency seeking an additional quote.

Rodman is not an insignificant figure in this...

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