Useful Idiots v. Dog-and-Pony Show

Monday, July 27, 2009
At least useful idiots do not know when they are being used.

From The Denver Post:

Pro-trade business groups say they realize the Cuban government — which prefers trade envoys that include elected officials — isn't buying American goods purely out of need or altruism.

"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out they're going to take pictures and say, 'Here's the senator from New Mexico. Here's the Nebraskan governor. Why won't the federal government talk to us?' " said Jim Reis, president of the World Trade Center Denver.