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Mariela Castro: The Imposter

Via Punt de Vista (my translation):

Mariela Castro: The Imposter

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Democracy must now stoically endure a visit to the United States by a dictator's daughter, which is what Mariela Castro is. The Christian patience of Cuban exiles is worthy of admiration. I am not sure what authority this woman has to represent the rights of homosexuals when she embodies and is the spokesperson for the extreme values of political and ideological intransigence. Mariela Castro is an imposter, just as all the rest who carry the name Castro, who have occupied and usurped all the power in Cuba for more than 53 years. The systematic violation of fundamental human rights on the part of this family and their royal court has such a powerfully negative impact on the Cuban people that a convincing response on the level of the attacks (sustained over time) suffered by the Cuban people in and outside of Cuba is missing. Someone will have to put a stop to this. For the poor and the weak in Cuba who today are the legions.

4 comments to Mariela Castro: The Imposter

  • asombra

    Letting her into the US is an admission of levity, to put it very diplomatically. Some would call it half-assed, undignified and amateurish statesmanship. But yes, it will piss off "those people," and that's plenty good enough for some.

  • asombra

    The ICLP prefers the spelling "impostor."

  • asombra

    Cuban gays used to be publicly humiliated and persecuted by Castro, Inc. Now, some of them humiliate themselves by playing Mariela's game. Sad.

  • asombra

    Being gay in Cuba is now like being black there: you're supposed to be VERY, EXTRA grateful to Massah Castro. If you dare to do the opposite, Massah will be be sure to be EXTRA hard on your sorry ass, and don't you forget it.