Ozzie Guillen has gone too far this time, and he needs to be muffled. Forever. Get rid of him. Give him the Greg Williams treatment. Banish the buffoon from Major League Baseball for the remainder of the season.
The embattled Miami Marlins manager needed less than a week of the regular season to make a fool of himself –yet again – by telling Time magazine that he “loves Fidel Castro.”
Are you kidding me?
Why is this person allowed to be in a position of power? Why haven’t we heard from Commissioner Bud Selig? Talk about burying their head in the sand. These two people should be ashamed of themselves.
What Guillen (pictured) said about Castro, one of the most despicable human beings in the history of mankind, should not be tolerated by either the Miami Marlins or MLB. It’s as simple as that. Boot Guillen.
Guillen, facing criticism over comments published last week in which he expressed admiration for Castro, says will “discuss” his statements about the Cuban leader at a Tuesday news conference in Miami.
Guillen, speaking in the Marlins dugout before their afternoon game against the Phillieson Monday, said he felt “guilty” and “embarrassed” and wants to address questions personally. He plans to speak at a 7:30 a.m. PT news conference on Tuesday at Marlins Park.
Basically, Guillen got caught – again – with his tongue flapping.
Guillen told Time magazine for an article published last week that he loves Castro and respects him for staying in power so long.
Only an idiot would say something like that and Guillen obviously is an idiot. Idiots should not be managing a MLB team. He should be kept as far away from sensible human beings as possible.
“I will apologize if I hurt somebody’s feelings, or I hurt somebody’s thought,” Guillen told writers on Saturday. “I want them to know I’m against everything 100 percent — I repeat it again — the way this man Castro) [has been] treating people for the last 60 years.”
If that’s the way he feels, he should have said it to Time magazine during the original interview, not a week after all hell broke loose when his words infuriated an entire nation, including a lot of Miami residents who fled Cuba because of Castro.
Don’t give me this stuff from Guillen, saying, “knowing I am 100 percent against…blah, blah, blah.”
Guillen said that when he read his comments on Friday, he “felt sick” because he knew how people would react.
Guillen can plead ignorance (no one would question that) for his comments about Castro. But that isn’t the point. He said it because he believes it. Good, let him move to Havana, have all the cigars he wants and live happily ever-after in a communist country.
That is troublesome enough. But the Time article also quotes the moron as saying he went to the hotel bar after every game for the past 25 to 28 years and got drunk.
Is this the kind of message we (including the Marlins and MLB) want sent to the youth of America. Play a game, and then get smashed. Gimme a break.
It’s time for the mouth from Venezuela to be silenced once and for all. The best thing the Marlins can do is buy a one-way ticket for Guillen to anyplace in Cuba he wants to live. Perhaps he could become Castro’s next-door neighbor. They seem to have a lot in common.