There's a guy know just about as well as I know myself. As lieutenants off duty, we'd go to clubs to meet girls. He was known for getting shot down - in fact, he was a legend in that regard. So, he came up with responses that were just hilarious to change in mid-line delivery for especially deserving potential dance partners. He would attempt to convince his potential dance partner that she was mis-interpreting what he was saying.
Girl (frowning): "No, not with you."
LT (questioning look): "No? Ohhhhh! You thought I asked you to dance? No, what I said was 'You are too fat for those pants.'"
The Cuban Castros are no different (well, maybe a lot less humorous...).
HAVANA – President Barack Obama "misinterpreted" his brother Raul's remarks regarding the United States and bristled at the suggestion that Cuba should free political prisoners or cut taxes on dollars people send to the island.says
freedom of the press and expression, and political prisoners...touched off a whirlwind of speculation last week that the U.S. and Cuba could be headed toward a thaw after nearly a half-century of chilly relations. The speculation began when the Cuban president said leaders would be willing to sit down with their U.S. counterparts and discuss "everything, everything, everything," including human rights,