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Free Cuba’s Future Oprah?!…(or her Gloria Gaynor?)

oprah-australiaberta
(Berta Soler on Spanish TV)

One of the ladies above strikes me as "hot-headed", as "over-emotional" as probably incapable of soberly analyzing issues that require careful study and logic rather than brusque and heated responses. This person sure comes across as a simple-minded "hard-liner."

Maybe free Cuba will feature a charming TV host who overcame "setbacks"--who "got her groove back" after travails most of Oprah's guests can barely begin imagine. Maybe the show's producers can even make Gloria Gaynor's famous anthem the show's theme song, as Berta (or Sonia or any of a number of hundreds of genuine Cuban "survivors") come on camera?

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Sonia Garro 2
Sonia Garro, (currently in a Castro-regime torture-chamber for the crime of carrying flowers.)

"It TAKES all the strength I had
Not to fall apart"

4 comments to Free Cuba’s Future Oprah?!…(or her Gloria Gaynor?)

  • asombra

    Man, Berta Soler would be HUGE by now if she were black like Mandela. She’s a natural, too. All the talk show and Hollywood types would be competing with each other to see who could make more of her. Even if she were less articulate and less personable, they’d lionize her big time. Bunch of hypocritical frauds.

  • Rayarena

    You're right Asomba, alas, Berta Soler is not black, so why even interview her? Her struggles for freedom are not anywhere as valiant, or interesting as, say, a Winnie Mandala. What's that you say? Winnie Mandala used to have her opponents necklaced? She used put rubber tires around their necks, gasoline was poured on them and they were set to fire? Oh that? Well, it doesn't matter! Winnie was still more interesting, her cost more just, and therefore justifiably the toast of the American MSM, Hollywood and academia.

  • asombra

    The problem, of course, is that being black and oppressed isn't enough; you also need a right-wing oppressor.

  • asombra

    Every time I see a picture of Oprah, I'm reminded of how easily the masses can be swayed. Scary.