Jesse Jackson Praises Dennis Rodman’s ‘Diplomacy Efforts in North Korea’

Rev. Jesse Jackson turned to Twitter on Monday to lavish praise on former NBA player Dennis Rodman for his North Korean “diplomacy efforts.”

“Congrads @dennisrodman on your diplomacy efforts in North Korea,” the civil-rights icon said in a now deleted tweet. “It must be dark but you are a light!”

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Jackson followed up that message with an additional tweet to Rodman saying that “ping pong diplomacy worked in China, and Basketball seems to work in North Korea. #KeepHopeAlive.”

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Rodman, who has visited North Korea several times, says dictator Kim Jong-Un is his friend and is coaching the communist country’s basketball team.

On Monday, CNN host Anderson Cooper said the former NBA player is “deeply stupid.”

(H/T: Townhall)

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