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A Thought on Obama Extending His Hand to Castro

By on 12.10.13 | 9:56PM

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison. At the funeral of this former political prisoner, President Obama extended his hand to Cuban dictator Raul Castro, whose family’s regime has spent more than half a century imprisoning dissidents. This gesture on the part of President Obama is appalling, contemptible and an anathema to individual liberty and political freedom.

Of course, what can we expect of a man who would take a selfie at a funeral?

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