A few comments about President Bush’s discussion of Cuba yesterday.
The President’s invocation of “freedom before stability” is new in the Cuban context, but it is a concept he has used to discuss the
It used to be that the Administration claimed that its policy would change
Now the swagger is gone. The President focuses on the moment when “the good Lord will take Fidel Castro away,” and then the
That is not very intimidating, but it may be more realistic.
The Administration no longer claims that its policy will bring change to
One wonders how the Administration will deliver its message once Fidel Castro does leave office, if indeed Castro leaves office before Bush. Presumably, it would do more than issue statements from afar. Will someone of rank attend a funeral or inauguration or travel to