You know how Fidel Castro has been going on about biofuels lately?
The ailing dictator, who was supposed to be a strong supporter of alternative energy sources, has suddenly convinced himself that turning sugar, corn and other produce into fuel is bad news for the poor.
And naturally enough, the old reactionary blames the US.
Well, here is a timely rebuttal by William Saletan, published in the online magazine Slate.
H/T to Penultimos Dias