Monday, December 03, 2007

Quote(s) of the day

"I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.”

An indignant Fidel Castro replying to claims he and his supporters are becoming far too cosy with the Communists, 17 July, 1959.

"I am a Marxist-Leninist and shall be one until the end of my life."

Fidel Castro, 2 December, 1961, in a televised address declaring Cuba a Communist state.


Anonymous Realpolitik said...

Ah, well, it's expediency, you see. Honesty and consistency are quite bourgeois. Lying is perfectly fine as long as it achieves the desired end. Lenin would have understood perfectly.

3:43 am  

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