March ’16 Castro Death Watch Poll

Blowing the dust off this thing…

Yeah, I know as I post this it’s late February, not March.  But this poll question has a certain shelf life so I thought I’d get a little head start (especially since I have posted or done polls in years…).

Will Fidel Castro die before Obama can visit him?

  • Fidel's already dead, Obama's just going to take "Weekend at Bernie's" selfies with the corpse (60%, 3 Votes)
  • No (40%, 2 Votes)
  • Yes (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 5

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Castro hit with a stroke?

Well, that’s what the Miami Herald reported yesterday:

“He suffered an embolic stroke and recognizes absolutely no one,” said José Marquina, a respected doctor who in the past has claimed to have direct information about the illness affecting President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela.

Every day, closer and closer…

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January 2010 Castro Death Watch Poll

Assuming Fidel Castro does finally die in 2010, how long will his brother Raul stick around?

  • 10 years or more (30%, 21 Votes)
  • Not much longer, he will engage in the Hindu practice of "sati," wherein he self-immolates because he can't stand to live without Fidel (28%, 20 Votes)
  • One year (23%, 16 Votes)
  • 5 years (20%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 71

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December 2009 Castro Death Watch Poll

The rumors are bubbling up yet again that Fidel Castro has finally kicked el cubo. What do you think?

  • He's not dead (yet) but any minute now... (37%, 40 Votes)
  • He's alive and probably has a few more years left. (36%, 39 Votes)
  • He's already dead, Raul is just waiting for the opportune moment to make the official announcement. (28%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 109

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Take the March 2009 Castro Death Watch poll

Does the fact that Raul Castro replaced Fidel Castro cronies in Cuba's communist government mean that Fidel is finally dead?

  • Not necessarily but it means that Fidel is history regardless (38%, 23 Votes)
  • No (30%, 18 Votes)
  • Yes (18%, 11 Votes)
  • Fidel's been dead for years, this is just a formality! (13%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

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March 2009 Castro Death Watch Poll

Does the fact that Raul Castro replaced Fidel Castro cronies in Cuba's communist government mean that Fidel is finally dead?

  • Not necessarily but it means that Fidel is history regardless (38%, 23 Votes)
  • No (30%, 18 Votes)
  • Yes (18%, 11 Votes)
  • Fidel's been dead for years, this is just a formality! (13%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

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