This Appeared on December 18, 2008
Ted Turner's lies about Cuba
By Humberto Fontova
Last week during a FoxNews interview with Bill O'Reilly, Ted Turner, who founded what has become (in their own words) "the world's largest cable news network "claimed that Fidel Castro's Stalinist regime has never killed anyone.
O'REILLY: Fidel Castro, do you admire the man?
O'REILLY: Now he has murdered people. He's imprisoned people. There are political prisoners now. He won't let his people use the Internet. Nobody can use that. And you admire the guy?
TURNER: Well, I admire certain things about him. He's trained a lot of doctors, and they've got one of the best educational systems in the developing world. And you know, he's still popular with a lot of people down there. ..
REILLY: But he's a killer. He's a killer. He's a guy who...
TURNER: But that has never, to my knowledge, that's never been proven. I mean...
O'REILLY: He's executed political prisoners. I mean, he enslaves people who don't see it the way he sees it. Come on. He runs a dictatorship......(Keep reading, Turner isn't alone! RK)