In truth, the only part of that statement which is accurate is the last bit. Castro is a footnote in world history, a man who made his country subservient — both to him and the Soviet Union — rather than independent. He did, though, demonstrate conclusively over more than five decades that a socialist economy is only good for one thing — immiserating an entire nation.
Tributes have been flowing in from the usual suspects: Presidents Maduro of Venezuela, Morales of Bolivia and Correa of Ecuador were highly effusive. What explains the left’s abject apologies for a brutal dictator — a man who had thousands
of Cubans executed? – READ MORE