For most people, befriending a brutal dictator who has murdered tens of thousands of innocent people and enslaved an entire nation is unthinkable, let alone something to boast about. For former congressman Bill Delahunt, however, it is a badge of honor.
Via Capitol Hill Cubans:
Shamefully Using Fidel for BusinessFormer U.S. Congressman-turned-lobbyist Bill Delahunt (D-MA) seems to think highlighting his friendship with brutal Cuban dictator Fidel Castro is good for business.
Frankly, it’s shameful.
Then again, after years of pushing within Congress for the U.S. to unconditionally embrace the Castro dictatorship, did anyone ever doubt that there would be a future business angle?
Here’s a picture from his lobbying website.
On Delahunt’s right is U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO).