It was a tough day today for Ben Rhodes, a wannabe fiction writer who played in a major role in President Obama’s Cuba policy. In one fell swoop, President Trump reversed what Rhodes had claimed to be Obama’s “irreversible” Cuba policy.
Rhodes’ pettiness and bitterness manifested itself in a series of tweets. He condemned Cuban Americans for their refusal to adopt Obama’s policy of embracing apartheid in Cuba and “whitesplained” why he, a white coastal elite, knew better what is best for Cuba than Cubans, Cuban exiles, dissidents, human rights activists, and former political prisoners.
In his usual irreverent and humorous way, @Neontaster called him out on it: