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The Atlantic’s and Bloomberg’s Cuba “expert,” Jeffrey Goldberg, baffled by presence of U.S. food products for sale in Cuba

Image: In this picture released by the official
Jeffrey Goldberg himself somehow foiling his nation's diabolical embargo of Cuba.

"Near the beach was a small shop selling the same nine items that all Cuban tourist stores sell: Che Guevara T-shirts, Che Guevara postcards, dry Brazilian crackers, that sort of thing. But this store, somewhat unusually, carried two American products as well: Pringles and cold Coca-Cola...we sure know how to make stackable snack chips that are irresistible even in a Communist command economy. The exact mechanism by which Pringles and Coke penetrated the closed Cuban economy and bypassed the American economic embargo, I do not know."

You'd really hope a Cuba "expert," (and member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Julia Sweig chum, no less) would have a slight clue regarding the nature of U.S.-Cuba economic relations over the last decade or so. Here's a good place to start "digging:"

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(H/T Juan Cuellar for Census link)

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Le ZZZZZUMBA!!!

3 comments to The Atlantic’s and Bloomberg’s Cuba “expert,” Jeffrey Goldberg, baffled by presence of U.S. food products for sale in Cuba

  • Honey

    Why do the tourists in this photo who are looking so adoringly at the evil one seem to be Jewish? They would be disgusted with anyone who adored Hitler.
    I despair.

  • asombra

    Honey, they're Jewish, and not tourists. That's Goldberg and the Adela Dworin crone. She's a Jewish community "leader" and seems to love photo ops, though she hasn't exactly helped Alan Gross. The few Jews who stayed in Cuba after the Castro takeover were probably communists or very leftist, so we're talking dubious goods.

  • asombra

    Goldberg looks like a schmuck full of himself, and the Dworin hag looks like Elena Kagan's mother. Freaks for the farce.