Quote of the Day: In Cuba, Free Speech IS a crime!UPDATE: Mary Katharine linked to the story over at Hugh Hewitt. It's good to see proper attention given to this. American's need to hear more of the truth about Castro's regime.
Real Cuba has been covering the story. He has some great pictures, and he was quoted in this Fox Sports article.
Via "La Ventanita," this quote is from Col. Adalberto Mercado who was explaining to a Cuban official how free speech works in America.
``We explained to him that here the constitutional right to free expression exists and that it is not a crime"You have to read the whole story here.
...the publicity brought on the WBC and Cuba, by a lone Cuban exile at the Hiram Bithorn stadium has been a Godsend. Cuban official Angel Iglesias le salio el tiro por la culata. In what he hoped would be the thwaring of dissent Cuban style, has resulted in the greatest show of the lack of freedom of speech in Cuba. He got exactly the the reverse of what he was looking for, and in the end even got a lecture on free speech.This is getting major attention out there. BabaluBlog has links and more details.
Tags: Cuba, Baseball, Freedom, Human Rights, Puerto Rico, Dissident, Fidel Castro