L.A. Times deletes tweet seeming to praise Fidel Castro

The L.A. Times came under fire for a tweet seeming to praise Fidel Castro when the news came out last night of the murderous dictator’s death.

Here’s what they deleted:

A yes, a “charismatic figure” that slaughtered and murdered those who didn’t find him charismatic. Great writing there, Times.



They deleted, rewrote it and reposted, explaining:

Here’s their new tweet:

Of course they’re not the only media outlet that is having trouble with the death of their hero:

Here’s an idiotic comparison from the New York Times:

As I noted, that’s like praising a rapist for outlasting a husband – you don’t compare someone doing something by force to those doing it with consent. But seizing power by gunpoint is all the same to the New York Times as long as its anti-American.

And just now:

At least they’re exposing their true colors.

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