When an official of Cuba’s communist dictatorship came out of his skybox at Miami’s loanDepot Park and appeared to taunt Cuban American fans during the World Baseball Classic, he got greeted by beer and trash being thrown at him along with a plethora of expletive-laden insults. Compared to the treatment received by Cuban dissidents at the hands of State Security, which include beatings, torture, and even being tarred, the incident was relatively minor. But that didn’t stop some Americans from jumping to the defense of a Cuban communist thug.
WBC Cuban Beer-Throwing Backlash Shows How Americans Are Embracing Communists
The country is upside down now, with evil being portrayed as good and good being labeled as evil.
That’s why it’s not surprising a tweet showing Miami Cuban exiles confronting communist Cuban government baseball team handlers during a game against the USA has gone viral.
The video shows the exiles throwing beer and verbally accosting the communist officials at Miami’s loanDepot Park.
A show of decorum? Definitely not.
But I know what the exiles feel. I understand what they did.
I also understand maybe you’re upset by the manner the Cuban exile community treated these foreign agents. You think the communist representatives deserve respect and should be shielded from the dousing and verbal attacks they just endured.
Defending Communists Puts You On Their Side
You, in other words, want to show esteem for someone who hates the United States and all it stands for. You want to show civility to someone hostile to your very way of life.
That’s your business, misguided though it is. And not the point.
The point is this confrontation, pitting free Cubans versus communist Cubans, drew a reaction on social media that was troubling.
On social media, and in parts of America where these people live, the exiles are portrayed as the bad guys. And the defense of the communist agents was quite vocal.
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