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The world is struggling today to strike the right tone in describing the legacy of Cuban revolutionary and dictator Fidel Castro, who died at the age of 90 on Friday. Even as Cubans who fled his oppressive regime celebrated his demise, political figures on the left praised his accomplishments as a leader, and no head of state's remembrance has proved more controversial than that of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau.

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Trudeau's statement read, in part:

Fidel Castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for almost half a century. A legendary revolutionary and orator, Mr. Castro made significant improvements to the education and healthcare of his island nation.

While a controversial figure, both Mr. Castro’s supporters and detractors recognized his tremendous dedication and love for the Cuban people who had a deep and lasting affection for “el Comandante.”

Aghast at how Trudeau had swept Castro's worst abuses of power and nuclear brinkmanship under the rug, Twitter users quickly came up with #TrudeauEulogies and began imagining similarly whitewashed views of history.

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We should all be so fortunate to receive such a send-off.