Skip to comments.AP's Writeup on Castro's 85th Birthday Tags Him As 'Revolutionary Icon'
Posted on 08/14/2011 10:50:29 AM PDT by Nachum
Tuesday (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), yours truly noted an email from the Associated Press's Images Group which encouraged subscribing outlets to use its "iconic images and videos" to promote the 85th birthday of Fidel Castro, the "Legendary Cuban revolutionary and longtime leader." Today, writing what may be the wire service's last calendar-driven excuse to heap praise on him while he is still alive, the AP's Peter Orsi described Cuban dictator Castro as a "revolutionary icon" with an "outsize persona," who in his prime was "a gregarious public speaker," and while in retirement remains a "prolific writer."
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whatta shame that all of the lib-progressives in this country
couldn’t go live in a communist country.
Did the AP include “murderer” in the description of “Fidel?”
One has to remember that these type people that write this garbage crap revisionist portrayals are the same ones who blame the US for all the world’s ills, that place Che up there with the next best thing since sliced bread, and have great fondness for Mao.....go figure. =.=
What, no mention of him being a great philosopher?
You’re not a real “revolutionary icon” until the braindead, Marxist wannabe college kiddies put your mug on a T-shirt next to a “peace sign” and wear it everywhere to impress their friends.
I just want to ask those idiots why they have a picture of a mass murderer and thief on their body.
They misspelled Revolutionary Loon.
and noted cigar lover and baseball fan.
Like writing about Hitler: War hero who was awarded the Iron Cross and dog lover.
Was there any mention of his bff Barack?
It seems these communists are very, very slow learners. Maybe Obozo will come to his senses some day. Sorry, but we cant wait 50 years so what say we get rid of his sorry ass in 2012?
Puts him right up there with AP superhero, obammy.
Don’t forget “thief” either. Senor Castro stole at least seven of the major family-owned plantations in Cuba for his own use; never hear about the extravagant lifestyle of this Hollywood “icon” contrasted to the dirt poor conditions of the vast majority of Cubans in the 50+ years of Comrade Fidel’s rule in the US press, do we? They’re only tough on Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, Gov. Perry and any conservative Republican who announces for the Presidency.
Fidel is just another greasy little Banana Republic tyrant.
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