Never, Ever Allow Free and Fair Elections

“Never, ever allow free and fair elections” is Fidel’s advice to Daniel Ortega, today’s strongman leader of Nicaragua. Wonder who else was listening? This is no longer a foreign piece of business but a thing threatening our own democracy right here, right now. Bob Callahan describes today’s authoritarian regime in this Central American nation.  Are there any other parallels can we draw?  (Formerly posted as “Nicaragua, Nicaraguita”.)

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