From our Bureau of Colossal Stupidity and Effective Mendacity
Lord have mercy on us all. This is how effective propaganda from Castro, Inc.’s Ministry of Truth can be.
And this is how stupid or overtly leftist some American mayors can be. And how political a conference that touts itself as “non-political” can be.
From The Washington Informer:
Throughout the pandemic, a collective of grassroots organizers and industry leaders have coalesced around a mission to compel the U.S. government’s collaboration with Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade in the fight against COVID-19.
As the omicron variant makes waves across the country, a collective of U.S. mayors have geared up to encourage the Biden administration to override a longstanding trade embargo that prevents the Cuban medical brigade from assisting doctors on U.S. soil.
“We have this challenge facing us where too many people are getting infected and dying,” said Johnny Ford, founder and director-general of the World Conference of Mayors, an entity through which municipal leaders, domestically and abroad, establish trust and create trade and investment opportunities.
“It’s happening, not only in Alabama, but in the south and throughout the country,” Ford added.
With the upcoming World Conference of Mayors Convention in Eatonville, Fla., and efforts by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to engage the African American Mayors Association and National Conference of Black Mayors, Ford anticipated more opportunities to press the Biden administration on this matter.
“Cuba can be of tremendous help to us and we want to find a way to utilize your expertise [and] we’ll work on convincing our government to allow us to do that,” Ford said.
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