Greg Veen

19 February 2008

And I mean free, and I mean fair

On the news of Fidel Castro's resignation, President Bush called for "free and fair" elections in Cuba:

"The international community should work with the Cuban people to begin to build institutions that are necessary for democracy," he said. "Eventually, this transition ought to lead to free and fair elections -- and I mean free, and I mean fair -- not these kind of staged elections that the Castro brothers try to foist off as true democracy."

I wish I could take him seriously. Yes, of course Cuba should have free and fair elections. But of all the people to be calling for them...

Read more: Fidel Castro Resigns As Cuba's President

Posted by Greg at 09:07 AM.

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