NBC’s Gushing Goodbye to Castro: ‘Tears of Sorrow and Cries of Patriotism’


<p>[See <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/scott-whitlock/2016/12/05/nbcs-gush…; for more.] NBC&rsquo;s <em>Nightly News</em> on Sunday offered gushing coverage of Fidel Castro&rsquo;s funeral, mourning the &ldquo;tears of sorrow and cries of patriotism.&rdquo; Reporter Morgan Radford referred to Castro as a man with a &ldquo;complicated legacy.&rdquo; Yet, she never explained what that meant or noted the dictator&rsquo;s decades of oppression and violence. Instead, Radford got caught up in the drama of the funeral, recounting, &ldquo;Tears of sorrow and cries of patriotism. Thousands lined the streets to greet the caravan of Fidel Castro&#39;s ashes.&rdquo; She touted, &ldquo;His remains arriving in the city where his revolution was born.&rdquo;</p>

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