The demise of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has generated responses from all over the world.
There were celebrations in the streets of Miami and cult-like praise from the mainstream media for the despot, but President-elect Donald Trump’s response was succinct and straight to the point.
Fidel Castro is dead!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 26, 2016
Later he issued a stronger, and longer, statement.
Donald Trump's statement on Fidel's death leaves no doubt about where he stands pic.twitter.com/dYdDah9s8G
— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) November 26, 2016
Vice President-elect Mike Pence added a tweet of his own.
The tyrant #Castro is dead. New hope dawns. We will stand with the oppressed Cuban people for a free and democratic Cuba. Viva Cuba Libre!
— Mike Pence (@mike_pence) November 26, 2016
Many on social media shared his sentiments and celebratory tone.
Fidel Castro was a psychopath womanizing murderer, nothing more; there’s a special place in hell for him @realDonaldTrump
— Deplorable Winston (@WinstonS6079W) November 26, 2016
— Европейский комиссар (@MoodySlayerUK) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump Sadly nothing will change unless a strong leader like yourself starts Cuba back to prosperity.
— Bill Vallier (@BillVallier1) November 26, 2016
— Gustav Vader (@GustavVader1) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump Making Cuba Great Again!
— Lee Wayne Ryder (@LeeWayneRyder) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump and I’m glad,Mr President,he was a communist dictator,the opposite of you:Mr Freedom.
— Lauren (@thatsLauren) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump Good! Death to Communism long live the West under Nationalism!
— ®i©hi€ +h€ ω®€©k€®? (@richiedawrecker) November 26, 2016
Others found the tweet unpresidential.
@realDonaldTrump what a presidential, mature response. ?
— Andrea Ciannavei (@shennysjoint) November 26, 2016
— Elyse (@wraithfodder) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump This is a ridiculous tweet coming from our president elect, BTW. Jesus Christ, you are an awful embarrassment.
— annie (@southannie) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump spoken with the diplomacy befitting the possible next leader of the free world. Be the office or decline the office. Fuck
— NotMyPresident (@HarryWiddifield) November 26, 2016
And other depraved souls used it as an excuse to call for the demise of the president-elect.
@realDonaldTrump nhopefully you’re next
— Audacious A ? (@IggysLurking) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump you next
— ERIC. (@Ericccxjonathan) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump it should’ve been you 🙁
— Juan (@socraticjuan) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump U’re Next, Amen.
— JH (@Jrmadrid_) November 26, 2016
You are the next 🙂
— موستافي (@sfsofo) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump When you’re dead we’ll do a similar tribute.
— X Soviet (@XSovietNews) November 26, 2016
@realDonaldTrump now its your time
— ?kɐio? (@kaiosucks) November 26, 2016
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