He's been demoted from planet status. I guess he peed on Mickey's sofa one too many times.
for a disney character always seemed strange to me:)
To pile futility on top of irony, it is grotesquely counter-productive. It is driving Nicaragua steadily closer to dependency on Moscow, as a similar embargo did to Cuba a quarter century ago.
— John B. Oakes, New York Times; May 20, 1985