Apparently Fidel Castro doesn’t quite understand that the best thing that he could do for Cuba right now is, well, die:
Fidel Castro: Obama ‘misinterpreted’ Raul’s words
HAVANA – Fidel Castro says President Barack Obama “misinterpreted” his brother Raul’s remarks regarding the United States and bristled at the suggestion that Cuba should free political prisoners or cut taxes on dollars people send to the island.
Either that, or he just doesn’t care. It’s probably ‘just doesn’t care': as has been noted before, Fidel Castro has been a skilled player in the game of embarrassing American administrations for decades now. It’s apparently now President Obama’s turn, and he can hopefully take some comfort in knowing that it’s just business, nothing personal. Except, of course, that to Fidel Castro it’s one and the same…
PS: The traditional phrase to mutter in these circumstances is “That [expletive deleted] can’t live forever,” Mr. President. Although one hears stories…
Crossposted to Moe Lane.