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Quote of the day

While exploring the possibilities that new Secretary of State John Kerry might make some headway in mending relations with Cuba's murderous and brutally repressive dictatorship, "Cuba Expert" Anya Landau French lets the proverbial cat out of the bag by admitting, I imagine unwittingly, that the Castro dictatorship will not accept any relationship with the U.S. that threatens their hold on power:

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"After so many decades and layers of what Cuba calls the U.S. blockade, Cubans are unwilling to have the terms of any ‘surrender’ dictated to them. In fact, they are bound and determined that there will be no surrender. They would argue, what is there to surrender but their government’s very existence, something the leadership obviously isn’t going to put on the table."

Of course, this is not a surprise nor is it breaking news; everyone knows the Castro regime's first priority is to maintain power. What makes this quote interesting is that Landau French has in effect admitted that any overtures made by the U.S. to the Cuban regime have to include guarantees that the Castro dictatorship and their totalitarian regime will not threatened.

In other words, what Ms. Landau French and others of her ilk are saying when they lobby and advocate for the normalization of relations with the Castro dictatorship is the hell with the Cuban people and their struggle for freedom and democracy.

4 comments to Quote of the day

  • antonio2009

    Her daddy is lifelong Castro minion and apologist Saul Landau.

  • asombra

    Landau has a smugly witchy face, like a constipated crow stupid enough to think that's a distinction or an accomplishment. The fact such a paltry little fraud gets any notice speaks volumes about the intellectual poverty and moral bankruptcy of the usual suspects, who will stoop to "validate" practically any charlatan who traffics in the approved BS. As for her father, what a miserable, wretched legacy to leave a child.

  • For the record, Ms. Landau French herself has informed me that she has no relation whatsoever with Saul Landau.

  • asombra

    Not Saul Landau's daughter? At least that would have been an excuse, of sorts.