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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September 2010 Castro Death Watch poll

Fidel Castro recently admitted he was guilty of a "great injustice" for the poor treatment of homosexuals in Cuba during the 60s and 70s. What other great injustices are he and his cohorts guilty of

  • All of the above plus way too many more to list here (85%, 34 Votes)
  • Summary executions of political opponents (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Destruction and separation of families (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Theft of property (3%, 1 Votes)
  • The sinking of the "13 de Marzo" and shootdown of unarmed Brothers to the Rescue Cessnas (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

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March 2010 Castro Death Watch Poll

What do you think was the biggest Cuba-related news story this past February?

  • The murder of hunger striker and political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo (50%, 25 Votes)
  • The continued imprisonment of humanitarian Alan P. Gross for handing out cellphones and laptops in Cuba (12%, 6 Votes)
  • Brazilian President Lula's visit to Cuba and moribund dictator Fidel Castro (10%, 5 Votes)
  • Raul Castro is the guest of "honor" at The Summit of Latin American and Caribbean Unity in Mexico (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Castro regime torturer Ramiro Valdes goes to Venezuela to "help" them with their electricity problems (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Seven Cuban doctors suing Cuba and Venezuela in the U.S. after they were forced to work to pay off Venezuela for supplying Cuba with cheap oil (6%, 3 Votes)
  • A group of Canadian tourists stranded at an airport in Cuba with little food and water (4%, 2 Votes)
  • A U.S. diplomatic delegation meets with Cuban dissidents, drawing criticism from the regime's apparatchiks (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

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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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