Orbitz CEO Barney Harford thinks Americans should be able to travel to
Harford makes his argument in this article where he notes:
“In 1971 the U.S. State Department lifted the ban on travel to
One might add that the Nixon Administration’s moves were taken because they were seen to be in our national interest, and they weren’t conditioned on changes in communist
At any rate, Harford is taking some heat for his position, and because (God forbid) he would make money if increased travel to
And National Review’s Jay Nordlinger weighed in too, pointing out with good reason that Cubans too deserve the right to travel as they wish. Even as he asks, “Why would anyone want to visit a state that no inhabitant is allowed to leave?,” Nordlinger recognizes that there’s another side to the argument. It was voiced at times the venerable founder of his magazine, William F. Buckley, who himself visited
Buckley wasn’t alone among conservatives. President Nixon, architect of the
Anyway, welcome to the club, Barney. If you want to sign his petition, go here.