Wednesday, October 26, 2005

A little more baseball

Last night on Newstalk I heard the most anti-Castro commentary I've ever heard on an Irish radio/television show. During their sports program they had an interview with Enrique Espinoza, who they described as a Cuban sports historian. They were talking to him about the fact that the Cuban government has blacked out coverage of this year's World Series because two of Chicago's players - Jose Contreras & Orlando Hernandez - are Cuban defectors.

In the few minutes he was on, Espinoza was able to get across that the Cuban people were able to follow their beloved baseball stars despite the ban and that Cuban sportsmen are denied basic human rights. Essentially, Espinoza let us know that the Cuban government is both stupid and cruel.