July 26, 2005

GROWING DISCONTENT IN CUBA: “Authorities have responded by mobilising rapid deployment brigades of militant supporters to disperse pockets of protest with batons.” This will continue until morale improves!

UPDATE: Related item here: “possibly the largest defection of Cubans in American history.”

ANOTHER UPDATE: Here are pictures of the rapid deployment brigades in action. It’s the sort of stirring defense of socialism that the Mother Jones folks daydream about!