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This Week’s Birthday Boy—“Cuba’s Elvis!” Fidel Castro

ftorres Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 11:33 AM
Re: allofoz, "Who is more of a dinosaur, Castro, or the Cuban-Americans obsessed with him? " I don't know if he's a dinosaur, but he is certainly as long lasting as syphilis, and just as funny.

“Fidel Castro could have been Cuba’s Elvis!” (Dan Rather.)

“Fidel Castro is one hell of a guy! “You people would like him!” (Ted Turner to a capacity crowd at Harvard Law School during a speech in 1997.)

“Fidel Castro is old-fashioned, courtly—even paternal, a thoroughly fascinating figure!” (Andrea Mitchell.)

“Castro has brought very high literacy and great health-care to his country. His personal magnetism is powerful, his presence is commanding.” (Barbara Walters.)

“Viva Fidel! Viva Che!” (Jesse Jackson while arm in arm with Fidel Castro himself in 1984.)

"Fidel Castro is very...