Ted Rall for September 09, 2006
As the great comintern in the sky prepares a seat for Fidel Castro, Cuba's once and future American masters can finally unveil their foolproof plan for post-cold war occupation. Because the U.S. was inexperienced. It wasn't ready to take over Iraq, but that won't happen in Cuba. AFter all, we've been running part of Cuba for years. Our plan is simple after Castro croaks, we'll expand Guantanamo's borders to encompass the rest of the island. With 1000 times the square mileage of the old little GITMO. New big GITMO will help us fight our wars, by accommodating the torture of up to 500,000 muslims! (Man: Of course we'll have to kill our otherwise evict the Cubans to make room.) Political prisoners in Castro's Cuba should find the transition to U.S. rule virtually seamless. (Man 2: Legal limbo adds a nice surreal orwellian touch to a living death.