Sunday, January 27, 2019

THE TYRANTS DON'T CRY OR BELIEVE IN TEARS: MADURO AND THE CASTROS.

THE TYRANTS DO NOT CRY OR BELIEVE IN TEARS: Maduro and the Castros.

  To paraphrase that famous Soviet film I think that 78 or 79 "Moscow do not cry or believe in tears.

  That was demonstrated by the then Cuban Minister of the Armed Forces, Raul Castro, when the case of Ochoa and others.

 He said then that he had looked in the mirror and his face ran thick tears for the children of those condemned to death. He was rehearsing to make a show before the Council of State and Ministers, so they would see that he was as human as the others.

  But his speech in front of the TV did not convince anyone. Since when does a powerful and very powerful powerful cry?

  At least Fidel did not make any fuss. The true owners of a country never cry. They say that ever since he was a child he never cried when he felt like his mother's breast, nor when he was beaten. He was a man obsessed with power and crying nothing. He did not establish empathy or with his numerous lovers nither his childers.  

  Even when he knew that death was coming, he did not shed a tear to the Lord for the forgiveness of his terrible sins.

  Now it is the President of Venezuela who does not cry, even though a little bird-the late Chávez-whispers some secrets in his ear. And the people of Venezuela suffering as never and he does not shed a tear for the hunger that ravages the country.

  The only exception to this lack of human feeling was the Führer Adolf Hitler. Some witnesses of the time said that the tears bathed his face to witness in the theater while were playing  a Symphony by Richard Wagner, I think if my mind does not fail me, it was Tannhauser or The Masters singers of Nuremberg, works that extolled German nationalism.

   Minutes before, he had signed the orders of the Final Solution, that is, the extermination of all the Jews in the concentration camps. 

  What is the name of this existential dichotomy?

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