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“I Would Vote For Obama!” Squeals Castro’s Daughter

pcala Wrote: May 31, 2012 5:00 AM
Just saw Pres. Obama on Jimmy Falon, late night. Since your article mentioned previous presidents, I recalled Pres. Eisenhower. My question is, would you ever find Ike fooling around like that? Sorry if you are too young to make the comparison.

“If I were a U.S. citizen I'd vote for Obama for president," said Mariela Castro during her San Francisco conference this week. "I think he is sincere, I think he speaks from the heart." To cheers and applause from the San Franciscan crowd Raul’ Castro’s daughter also proclaimed that, “what we want is the power of emancipation through socialism."

Interesting choice of terms here this “emancipation.” To wit, in 1962 the Soviet satrapy overlorded by Mariela’s family started rationing food to its subjects (in 1958, by the way, Cubans enjoyed the 5rd highest protein consumption in the Western hemisphere.) Under Soviet...