I guess they did at that. They got a radical leftist into the White House before the Cuban people got an elected leader committed to democracy and human rights.
President Raúl Castro declared victory for the Cuban Revolution on Saturday in a wide-ranging speech, thanking President Obama for “a new chapter” while also reaffirming that restored relations with the United States did not mean the end of Communist rule in Cuba.
Also appearing before parliament, shaking their fists in victory, were three convicted spies just released from long U.S. prison terms.
He stoked the flames of Cuban nationalism, declaring near the end of his statement, “We won the war.”
Fidel Castro even lived to see it!
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