Democrats Visit Cuba, Praise Fidel Castro

Posted on Thu 04/09/2009 by


WASHINGTON (SR) – Key members of the Congressional Black Caucus lavished praise on Cuban president Fidel Castro, just hours after meeting with the communist dictator responsible for killing, torturing, and imprisoning thousands of people during his brutal reign.

“The fifty-year embargo just hasn’t worked,” BC Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-Ca.) told reporters this evening at a Capitol press conference after returning from the visit to Cuba. “The bottom line is President Castro is still charming, and our country still sucks.”

“It was almost like listening to an old friend,” said Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Il.). “Not only did he not torture us, his wife served us delicious cookies – they were twice as good as American cookies.”


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