David Hogberg posted at the American Spectator blog the following exchange between Congressman Charlie Rangel and Neil Cavuto:
CAVUTO: Well, are you saying you’re for Castro?
RANGEL: No. I want a democratic change. But I don’t believe dancing in the street and spreading out money in Havana and in Miami is the a way to do it.
CAVUTO: Charlie, this guy killed a lot of people.
RANGEL: Well, I wonder how many people we killed at Guantanamo. I mean, we don’t have the human rights record.
CAVUTO: Well, wait — wait a minute. Are you equating Fidel Castro with what’s happening at Guantanamo?
RANGEL: You bet your life, if we’re — if we are talking about human rights.
CAVUTO: So, President Bush is just like Fidel Castro?
RANGEL: No. But what I’m saying is, if you want to talk about the inhuman human rights that Castro has, in arresting people and not presenting them with why they were arrested, not giving them lawyers, and having a secret trial, hey, we’re doing the same thing…