Skip to comments.Karen Bass renounces her praise for Fidel Castro
Posted on 08/02/2020 2:54:52 PM PDT by Libloather
Rep. Karen Bass on Sunday walked back 2016 comments praising Cuban leader Fidel Castro, as scrutiny of her views toward the Communist government threatened her potential selection as former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate.
On Fox News Sunday, the California Democrat faced questions about several visits to Cuba in the 1970s and a statement she released after Castro's 2016 death saying, "the passing of the Comandante en Jefe is a great loss to the people of Cuba.
Bass told Fox host Chris Wallace that her perspective "developed over time" and that she now understood that the Castro government "was a brutal regime." Bass said she spoke with colleagues from Florida who raised concerns about her comments and that she "would not do that again, for sure."
"I absolutely would have not put that statement out," she said.
Scrutiny of Bass, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, has grown in recent days as she has emerged as a top contender to be Biden's pick for vice president on the Democratic ticket.
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What a lousy liar!
Too late Karen, you’re hooped.
Democrat words have a very short shelf life.
Lefties always get a do over.
"Yes, Chris. I am a bit dense and very slow on the uptake, but you want that in a vice president! Look how well it work for Vice President Biden!"
Too late. Too unbelievable.
Has Hussein gone on record against the Castro Bros.?
I suspect that this woman is a follower of The W0n.
Too late. You’ve been outed, Ms. Bass.
It’s fun to watch them pander.
She’s a Super Fool to think everyone is a Fool ,LOL
we believed you the first time.
Barack Obama celebrated Fidel and Che in Cuba while he was president.
Any Democrats going to walk that back?
she “would not do that again, for sure.”
“I absolutely would have not put that statement out,” she said.
Which says absolutely nothing about her beliefs!
True. She meant every word of what she originally said. Truth be told, all dims loved Che and Fidel.
In addition to the Race, Class, and Victim cards, Democrats also have the oft-successful but situational I-didn’t-mean-it card...
So we can absolutely crucify a person for some innocuous remark made 30 years ago and we can tear down statues of our national Fathers and heroes from 100 to 250 years ago, but she is going to get a FREE PASS for renouncing Castro?
To HELL with that!
Following the Hillary school of denials.
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