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The idiot and the moon

In light of the frenzy taking place over the supposed migratory reforms of the Castro dictatorship in Cuba, this post yesterday by Enrique del Risco seems quite apropos.

Via Enrisco (my translation):

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_m0AGj5Om7_s/THkccoTFUXI/AAAAAAAACWo/HMQDM0bkH2U/s200/enrique+2.bmp
The Idiot and the Moon

An old Chinese proverb says "Only the idiot looks at the wise man's finger when he points at the moon." And what do you say about the one that keeps looking at the moon as the one who calls himself the wise man sticks his hand in their pocket or, (pardon the vulgarity) sticks his finger up their ass? Something to keep in mind for the admirers of ideologies that are seemingly conciliatory.

1 comment to The idiot and the moon

  • asombra

    The problem is, partly, that Cubans on the island are still playing Charlie Brown to the regime's Lucy. Cubans have always been too credulous, and those who are in a bad situation are even more likely to believe in fairy tales. Also, Cubans have a tendency to overestimate their cleverness and to think they can beat or outsmart the system, any system. It's a bad combination.