Vermont’s Senator Leahy says the Congressman should “pick on someone his own size.”
It’s not just the ball games, it’s the symbolism, Congressman Diaz-Balart argues: “Sporting events may be interpreted as diplomatic gestures even when they are not meant to be.”
A Herald columnist blithely ignores the strategic issues, writing that he supports the trip and has “arranged with one of the coaches to smuggle me back a box of Cohiba Esplendidos.”
The players are 11 and 12 years old. They are scheduled to depart next Saturday.
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