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Even Communist dictators need a distraction from their everyday responsibilities.
Take Fidel Castro. It’s likely the Cuban caudillo takes time out now and then to watch-or at least record-a TV program. A new tongue-in-cheek ad for KOMO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Seattle, supposes just that. It features a dubbed and subtitled harangue from Castro blasting decadent Americans for pausing each weekday afternoon to watch The Rosie O’Donnell Show.
“Why don’t they just tape it, like I do?” demands a virulent Castro, to the cheers of his audience.
A second ad portrays an astronaut headed into space who asks his countrymen...

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