Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

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High Fidel-ity

Mr. Castro may have his problems -- little things like resisting democratization of Cuba's political system -- but he can be ever so charming:
Cuban leader Fidel Castro said President Bush appeared "deranged" during his inauguration speech, and he expressed little enthusiasm for renewed diplomatic ties with the European Union.

In comments aired on state-run television late Tuesday, Castro told thousands of teachers attending an international pedagogy conference in Havana that he closely watched Bush's inauguration speech Jan. 20 and saw "the face of a deranged person."

"If only it were just the face," he said, to roars of applause.
If only the observation had less truth to it. . .
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