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The metaphor gods were smiling upon Fidel Castro’s funeral procession

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By Doug Powers  •  December 5, 2016 05:28 AM

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Fidel Castro’s supporters are sure to praise his funeral procession for doing its part to limit emissions in order to fight global warming:

Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s ashes were interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning, ending nine days of official mourning.

The Russian-made jeep ferrying Castro’s ashes broke down and needed to be pushed on Saturday en route to the late leader’s final resting place.

The breakdown of the jeep in the midst of adoring crowds chanting “Long live Fidel!” was symbolic of the dual nature of Castro’s Cuba. While his legacy inspires fierce adulation by many of the nation’s citizens, others continue to grumble about Cuba’s autocratic government, inefficient bureaucracy and stagnant economy.

Proof-positive: Communist dictators, even after they’re gone, walk the walk when it comes to combating man-made climate change:

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A John Kerry statement saying the procession’s small carbon footprint was emblematic of the late dictator’s commitment to fighting global warming coming in 3… 2… 1…

**Written by Doug Powers

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