Ozzie Guillen Suspended

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    First of all, did the Marlins hire Ozzie for his political views or because he could take the team to the world series?
    I did not agree with a lot of what Ozzie said when he managed the Sox. I still do not agree with what Ozzie says, but I will defend his right to say what he wants. We are supposed to still have the freedom to speak in this country.
    The reaction to Ozzie's stupid comment is very Castro-like. Wanting him fired for what he said is something that would happen in Cuba, not here. Cuban Americans in Miami should let him know they don't appreciate his praise of the dictator, then show how the United States is different from the country they fled.
     
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    well said. :clap2:
     
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    Yes, Castro has some very influential friends...

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    Your link is wrong. What did the guy say?
     
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    Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen sets Tuesday press conference to explain Fidel Castro comments - Miami Marlins - MiamiHerald.com

    The Associated Press: Marlins suspend manager Ozzie Guillen for 5 games
     
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    I was thinking in Spanish and I said the wrong thing in English. :lol:
     
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    Sorry I was attempting to link a story that was part of the SI baseball preview that praised Guillen for his outspokeness and outrageousness and what a great fit he was for the Miami market. Still trying to find it.
     
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    Someone posted it.

    I really don't think he should have been suspended. I think managing in Florida, there are many people sensative to Castro, so maybe the team felt they had to.

    he is an idiot nonetheless.
     
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