What a disgrace when people like Renwick Rose and Jomo Thomas compare Nelson Mandela with Fidel Castro. What an insult to the memory of one of the world greatest heroes, to compare him with a man like Castro that murdered or/and was responsible for the murder of thousands of Cubans; also responsible for the death of thousands of Africans and South Americans; responsible for the poisoning of young peoples’ minds with Marxism throughout many parts of the world.
There is no comparison between these men at all, except they both came into the world with nothing and will leave with nothing.
One will be remembered for the good he has done, the other for the atrocities that he is responsible for. Nelson Mandela was a real statesman, Castro holds the Cuban people in eternal bondage, and holds hundreds of political prisoners in dirty, filthy prisons.
On Saturday morning and Sunday night, I went to the Argyle airport and looked at the flags, I noted the names of Chatoyer and Che [Guevara] written in big letters on the office walls. Yet something as respectful as flying the flag at half-mast for Mr. Mandela is too much for these people. In failing to do so, they disrespect Nelson Mandela to the endth degree; in doing so, they insult and disrespect all decent Vincentians.
So on Monday, I went to Kingstown and noted that even on our Parliament and government buildings, no respect — all flags flown at full mast.
Can you imagine our regime failing to lower the flag? Can you imagine if Castro were to die and we were not flying our flags at full mast, not showing respect for his passing, comparing him with some thug? Could that ever happen in SVG?
I just hate the fact that Marxists always look to gain an advantage from a decent man’s death, always want to apply comparisons, matching their crap with decency. Always want to rewrite history.
Well it doesn’t work for me; perhaps you will all give me your opinion. Please write your views and opinions. Let us all know what you think about comparing good with evil.
Self Appointed Keeper of the Whistle
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