Monday, November 09, 2015

Daddy Cruz Not Heroic

Cuban Peers Dispute Ted Cruz’s Father’s Story of Fighting for Castro - The New York Times:

...The elder Mr. Cruz, 76, recalls a vivid moment at a watershed 1956 battle in Santiago de Cuba, when he was with a hero of the revolution, Frank Pa�s, just hours before he was killed in combat.

In fact, Mr. Pa�s was killed seven months later and in a different place and manner.

In interviews, Rafael Cruz’s former comrades and friends disputed his description of his role in the Cuban resistance. He was a teenager who wrote on walls and marched in the streets, they said — not a rebel leader running guns or blowing up buildings...

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