Commies are Losers, but Much-Admired Losers

It really is unfair that Ozzie Guillen got in trouble for saying he loves Fidel Castro. Admiration for Communism and affection for Communist dictators are considered normal in many sectors of American society, even if Cuban-American baseball fans are not one of those sectors.

In the opening scene of the move Patton, General George Patton (portrayed brilliantly by George C. Scott) growls that “Americans love a winner, and they will not tolerate a loser!” The General must not have been talking about American liberals when he said that.
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