August 1, 2006
It's Time To Break out the cigars - Castro's dyingTopics: International News
In Miami's Little Havana, they are gearing up to party.
Jules Crittenden at BostonHerald.com says it's a tragic day for the earnest Left. One of their darlings may be about to nationalize the farm:
Castro's coughing up blood. He's handed over the reins to his kid brother Raul.Continue reading at BostonHerald.com.
The original "Speak Truth to Powah" guy, the bearded, combat fatigue-wearing, cigar-chomping originator of Guerrilla-chic, is now as old and feeble as his cause: International socialism with a gun. It is on its last legs, and so is he.
Forgive me if I don't adopt a reverential tone. Others will. Just wait and see. Forgive me if I don't meet this development with the correct cocktail of respect and awe tinged by a vague sense of disapproval. Don't worry. Others will. United States congressmen. The leaders of free nations in Europe. American media giants. Hollywood activistas. They will talk with poorly disguised admiration about a towering figure who thumbed his nose at the United States.
Posted by Richard at August 1, 2006 2:08 PM
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