The folks over at the International Republican Institute have, as they say in Cuba, “discovered the Mediterranean”.
They conducted a “secret” poll on the island and GASP!, they found that 79% of Cubans “questioned do not believe the current government can fix the problems facing the country and 74% want to vote on Castro’s successor.”
Some folks have to take a poll to realize that people prefer freedom over tyranny. Some people need to see some statistical evidence that communism has been a perfect failure everywhere it has been tried? The 100,000,000, that’s right 8 zeros, people it has killed isn’t evidence enough. Are they still looking for the ONE place where it has worked? The ONE people that actually experience its yoke and still like it?
One Cuba “expert” still thinks that, when it comes to Cuba, Cubans would rather pay for their “free” healthcare and their “free” education with their freedom. You know, “those people” would rather be taken care of than be free:
“They do like some of the things that they’ve gained,” said Huddleston, a fellow at the Brookings Institution. “They might not be willing to give up stability for democracy.”
Uh…right Vicky, that’s why thousands chose the stability of the shark infested waters of the Florida Straights every year.
The rest of the findings in USA Todayhere.