[quote:c42f5a014c]uh, news flash, cuba went communist BEFORE jfk was even in office,[/quote:c42f5a014c]
not officially. a lot of people (u.s. government included) suspected that castro was leaning that way before jfk was in office. but, he didn't actually declare cuba to be a communist state until then. and, i think he did so mostly to piss us off and make friends with the soviets.