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I stand with the Cuban people -- but don't forget the U.S. embargo – HotAir

I stand with the Cuban people -- but don't forget the U.S. embargo – HotAir

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@RepAOC) July 16, 2021 “[S]aying a socialist economy would work great — if only it were allowed to trade with the rich capitalist country nearby is not the killer argument that socialists think it is,” sniffs James Pethokoukis.co/Wne0crVV8w — Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (@DebbieforFL) July 16, 2021 Biden and Jen Psaki denouncing communism yesterday felt like a surprise but really shouldn’t given the plight of Mucarsel-Powell.com/4VdJ3bMERE — Nikki Fried (@NikkiFried) July 15, 2021 Maybe Fried realizes and AOC doesn’t that shortages in Cuba aren’t always the result of the embargo: Wait… #Cuba had restrictions on importing food & medicine?com/LFOkCJDfO4 — Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) July 15, 2021 The Cuban government had imposed custom duties on certain products to crack down on “mulas,” who bring goods to the island and sell them on the black market.

— AG (@AGHamilton29) July 16, 2021 If you think national boycotts are fair game to pressure foreign regimes on human-rights grounds, I’m keen to hear why the Israeli government is a legitimate target while the Castro government isn’t.com/TxWmtPh7Tw — CUBA LIBRÈ MOVEMENT (@CUBAMOVEMENT) July 15, 2021

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