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Fidel & Belafonte

K-Lo, you would not believe the sound of Harry Belafonte on NPR’s “Diane Rehm Show” today, still toeing the hard line about how Cuba cannot go back to the “oppression” before Castro, the wonderful land where they now have historic literacy rates, yada yada yada. Didn’t this sound ridiculous in the 1980s? (He’s in town to promote his Castro-loving group TransAfrica Forum. )

By the way, after these tired lines, Diane Rehm asked Harry that with his articulateness, why he’s never run for office? They’re tough on the hard left over there at NPR…

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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