Wednesday, October 31, 2007

More comments on the UN vote and Bush's speech

Felipe Perez Roque in Reuters: Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque, dispelling expectations of change in a post-Castro Cuba, promised "more revolution and more socialism" when the ailing Cuban leader is no longer around.

Georgie Ann Geyer in Yahoo News!: Seldom has one heard a [George W. Bush] speech so insulting to another people -- and, therefore, so incapable of reaching the desired conclusion.

Carl Hiassen in George W. Bush is irrelevant to the future of Cuba, but that didn't stop the lame-duck president with gutter poll ratings from delivering another shopworn, knee-jerk lecture to the communist nation last week. Bush's speech was recycled from his father, who recycled it from Ronald Reagan, who recycled it from Richard Nixon, who recycled it from Lyndon Johnson, who recycled it from John F. Kennedy.

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