Former Cuban president Fidel Castro weighed in Saturday on the effects racism might have on the 2008 US Presidential election, stating that it's "a miracle that the Democratic candidate hasn't suffered the same luck as (assassinated leaders) Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and others who harbored dreams of equality and justice."
Castro, who is now 82, then went on to characterize John McCain as "bellicose" in the "Pot Calling the Kettle Black" quote of the week. Here's more:
Fidel Castro says a "profound racism" in the United States will stop millions from voting for Barack Obama in next month's presidential election...
...Castro's written comments were published by state media Saturday. In them, he insists a "profound racism" exists in the U.S. and that millions of whites "cannot reconcile themselves to the idea that a black person ... could occupy the White House, which is called just that: white."
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