Castro Really Wants Democratic Health Care to Succeed

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This is not exactly the praise Obama needs right now: Cuban leader Fidel Castro (still alive!) wrote an essay touting the passage of the American president's health-care reform package, calling it a "miracle." "It is really incredible that 234 years after the Declaration of Independence ... the government of that country has approved medical attention for the majority of its citizens, something that Cuba was able to do half a century ago," Castro wrote, conceding that he still thinks Obama is "unquestionably intelligent." Don't hold your breath for Obama's thank-you note, buddy. [Yahoo News]