Red Dawn?

It would seem that Raul is no improvement:

As head of Cuba’s armed forces, Raul has been deeply involved in Cuba’s military involvement in Angola and Ethiopia during the 1970s _ as well as with the military’s successful peacetime efforts to help rescue Cuba’s economy following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
“I am among those who believe that it would be in imperialism’s interest to try, with our irreconcilable differences, to normalize relations as much as possible during Fidel’s life,” Raul said in the interview with state television. Later, he said, “it will be more difficult,” implying he would be harder to deal with.

Babalu is the place for all things Fidel…Michelle Malkin is also keeping tabs (or maybe keeping the book?) on him.
Update: Here’s some more backround and info on Raul.

5 Responses to “Red Dawn?”

  1. Finger-Crossing

    According to the Associated Press, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro temporarily turned over the Cuban presidency to his brother Raul (who is also the defense minister) after he had been operated to repair a “sharp intestinal crisis with sustained bleeding…

  2. Rob says:

    This is nothing more than a smooth transition from one tin pot dictator to another. No cause for jubilation.

  3. DirtCrashr says:

    One had some charisma and even a bit of youthful cunning, perhpas not so with the upcoming dependant beneficiary.

  4. mojo says:

    “More difficult”, huh?
    He’s 75, and we didn’t make any diplo-deals about not offing Raulito. Pop his ass, now.

  5. ‘Accidents’ do happen, mojo. Keep the faith.

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