Greenfield: Obama: We Have Differences With Cuba, Just Like with Israel

A man holds up a painting of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez during a march of the People’s Summit in Panama City Photo: Mariana Bazo/Reuters

I can’t think of any differences Obama has with Castro. They’re both left-wing tyrants pursuing their revolution without concern for the human cost while profiting off the misery of the people they oppress.

Dissidents opposed to Castro’s regime were violently accosted this week by supporters of the Cuban government, a scuffle the White House said was unacceptable.

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  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Anytime that Obama goes abroad and doesn’t chant “Death to America”, I’m impressed by his restraint.

  • David

    He’s gettin pretty transparent.

  • David Murrell

    In this inane statement, President Obama suggests (wrongly) a moral equivalence between Cuba and Israel. Yet look at Obama s actions. Here, he is cozying up to his Cuban-dictator pals — yet over the past months he has taken extreme steps to insult Prime Minister Netanyahu as much as possible. Obama loves dictators, and hates democracies. This is the anti-human-rights perspective Obama brings to the table.