How NBA star Dennis Rodman came to stand between the world and nuclear war

It says a lot about the world that the only man on good terms with both Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is a former basketball player

2017 has become the year when absurd jokes appear to be coming true. When Dennis Rodman made his first trip to North Korea back in 2013, it was amusing to imagine the eccentric NBA legend acting as the United States’ de facto ambassador to the country. The idea was as preposterous as Donald Trump somehow being elected president. It sounds surreal, but with tensions rising between the two countries thanks to North Korea’s growing nuclear weapons program, there’s a very real possibility that Ro...