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Fashion World Celebrates Gay-Hating Dictator

So now the New York Times, along with many noted style figures, is celebrating Fidel Castro as a trend-setting fashion icon. Do you think all those fashionistas would be remembering Castro so fondly if they knew what a virulent homophobe he was? As usual, it’s “no enemies on the left” . . .

Fred Schwarz — Fred Schwarz is a deputy managing editor of National Review.

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