CommentsGives credibility to the old adage: Put mind in gear BEFORE putting mouth in motion.
Posted by mizdixie on 04/15 at 04:32 PM | #
It is obvious many Americans no longer believe in Freedom of Speech. Like here in Australia we will lose our basic Freedoms.
Posted by Kenneth T on 04/13 at 04:45 PM | #
Let the guy stay as the manager. Cubans in Miami should not let this incident make them look like the villains.
Just don't buy Marlin's tickets for this season and that's it. That will be more than enough punishment for a guy who is (and will keep)apologizing out of pressure lest he loses the job.
Posted by Nelson Taylor Sol on 04/13 at 02:17 PM | #
Hockey, Hockey, Hockey
Hockey players are patriotic.
Posted by BD on 04/13 at 11:19 AM | #
What kind of penalty is a five game suspension? Is he supposed to learn how to lie or speak in cryptic terms in five months? I have a better penalty. Give him a mic and start asking him questions about how great Cuba is and how the revolution is progressing here. Give the man all the rope he needs. Maybe then some of the so called independent voters here will get off their couches in November and fire the whole lot of subversives mocking our far too patient culture. Then again he'd never find a national news outlet willing to expose themselves to FCC and IRS thuggery.
Posted by Eric on 04/13 at 08:51 AM | #
Strike Two for Marlin Manager Ozzie Guillen
Posted by Humberto Fontova on Apr 13, 2012 at 09:31 PM
Many luminaries in the Democratic party and mainstream media must be snickering at the hapless Ozzie Guillen
Last week Miami Marlin’s manager Ozzie Guillen told Time magazine that he “loves and respects” Fidel Castro. This week, reacting to outrage by Americans of Cuban heritage (i.e. a huge chunk of Marlin ticket-buyers,) the Marlin’s suspended Guillen for five games. Apparently eager to head-off worse retribution (and damage–control ticket sales) on April 9th a moping Guillen issued a groveling apology at a Miami press Conference.
“I am here on my knees,” he whimpered. “I am here to say I am sorry with my heart in my hands…I hurt a lot of people’s feelings. Now I want to apologize because I did the wrong thing. It was a very stupid comment…If I don’t learn from this mistake, then I will call myself dumb.”More...
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