Through the years,
many famous people, including politicians, sport figures, millionaires and Hollywood
luminaries have been going to Cuba and allow themselves to be used by Castro's propaganda machine. Many have done it out
of sheer ignorance; some have done it because they are dumb; and some others because they are benefiting economically from
their association with this brutal dictator.
It is a great propaganda
tool for the Castro regime. Cubans who are enslaved by this brutal dictator are told that they can't expect much international
help when all these famous people are going there to make jokes, play games or show their support for the dictator.
Some day, these
people will have to hang their head in shame for having used their names and fame to support Castro's genocide against the
Here is what some
of the useful idiots have said:
Campbell Fidel Castro was "a source of inspiration to the world. I'm so nervous and flustered because I can't believe I have
met him. He said that seeing us in person was very spiritual," said Campbell after meeting with Castro,
according to the Toronto Star.
Comedian Chevy Chase, at Earth Day
2000 in Washington D.C., said he believes "socialism works" and explained that "Cuba might prove that."
Kevin Costner after
going to Cuba in 2001 to preview his film "13 Days": "It was an experience of a lifetime to sit only
a few feet away from him and watch him relive an experience he lived as a very young man."
"He is a genius.
We spoke about everything," actor Jack Nichols after meeting with Castro in 1998. Saul Landau, an Emmy award-winning filmmaker:
Castro "has brought a greater equality in terms of wealth distribution than I guess any country in the world today."
Film director Steven
Spielberg visited Cuba and met with Castro in November of 2002 and dined with the dictator until the early morning
hours. Afterward, Spielberg announced that his dinner with Castro "was the eight most important hours of my life." Not the
day of his wedding. Not the day that his kids were born. The most important hours of his life was the time that he spent with