But this is the sixteenth time in a row that the resolution has passed. It is not as momentous as it once was.
To me, what is noteworthy in the vote – 184-4, with
After sixteen rounds, the drama may be gone, but the vote is a very objective reminder that apart from the United States, Palau, and the Marshall Islands, no country – not even allies who explicitly share the President’s goals of democratic reform – agrees that the United States is right to try to isolate Cuba, much less undertakes policies of its own to that end.
(Photo of Cuban foreign ministry.)