Obama met with Cuban dictator Raul Castro and said he would “turn the page” on U.S.-Cuba relations, obviously ignoring decades of totalitarian rule, human rights abuses and anti-American rhetoric from the island nation’s communist leaders.
Obama praised Cuba and the Castro regime for human rights progress, but Cuba still hasn’t released the 53 detained activists. Sounds fishy.
The Washington Examiner’s Byron York dismantled Obama’s Cuba policy in a series of tweets, where Cuban dissidents have been silenced by the Castro regime after Obama’s announcement was made: Take a bow, Byron. Good job.
A conservative take on how Obama’s lifting of the U.S. embargo on Cuba is actually a good thing, via The Federalist. One such argument for lifting the embargo? The Cold War is over: “The United States held together a major coalition against the USSR and its clients during the Cold War, including the odious little regime […]
Via Fox News, Marco Rubio roasted Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul over Paul’s defense of Obama’s proposal to lift the embargo on Cuba: “Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants, argued that the Castro regime intends to reap the economic benefits of the U.S. easing commercial and travel restrictions with no intentions of improving human rights […]
4/12/2015 - Obama Meets Cuba Dictator Raul Castro at Summit
1/7/2015 - White House Quiet over Cuba’s Detention of 53 Activists
1/1/2015 - Why Obama’s Cuba Policy is Bad, in Tweet Form
12/24/2014 - A Conservative Case for Lifting the Cuba Embargo
12/22/2014 - Marco Rubio: Rand Paul is a “chief cheerleader” of Obama’s foreign policy