For 53 years the United States has maintained the most useless policy in its history: The embargo on Cuba. No other U.S. foreign policy has been sustained this long without ANY changes. We have conducted business with some of the most ruthless dictators in recent history: from Saddam Hussein, to Mao Tse Tung.
No, Castro is no angel. But this is not about him or Cuba. This is about the 29 electoral votes that the state of Florida can deliver – or not. Cuba is no longer a United States issue. Cuba is a Miami issue, and 3 Republican members of Congress are pandering for those 29 electoral votes with the lives of 11 million Cubans in Cuba who are subjected to unspeakable repression and privations.
This whole matter could have been resolved years ago had we reinstated diplomatic relations with Cuba. That blow will be lethal to the Cuban regime. In the meantime we have 3 politicos in Miami crafting foreign policy on behalf of the whole nation n exchange for 29 electoral votes.