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Headline of the day – Using the Castro Regime Propaganda Style Manual

Tampa area lobbyist Kathleen Barcena Betancourt penned an opinion piece for Tampa Bay Online decrying the State of Florida's ban on public money being used to finance "student-to-Cuban dictatorship" exchanges and Potemkin Village tours to Cuba. I am not sure if it was Ms. Barcena Betancourt or the newspaper that chose the headline for this Op-Ed, but the choice of words is quite interesting:

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Florida's mini-foreign policy a blockade to learning

How apropos that an opinion piece advocating for increased contact with the murderously repressive and brutal Castro dictatorship would choose the word "blockade," the Cuban regime's propaganda style manual word of choice to describe U.S. policy towards the despotic regime in Havana.

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