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Castro’s Daughter: ‘I Would Vote for Barack Obama.’



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The decision by the Obama administration to issue a visa to Mariela Castro, Raul Castro’s daughter, is sufficiently bad politics in Florida to get DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, as well as Democratic Florida senator Bill Nelson, denouncing it:

Did the Bush administration do the same a decade ago? Sure, but she wasn’t nearly as appreciative and enthusiastic in her gratitude:

Fidel Castro’s niece on Wednesday hailed Barack Obama’s support for gay marriage and the loosening of US-Cuba travel restrictions, saying: “I would vote for President Obama.”

Why do I foresee “Soy Mitt Romney y apruebo este mensaje” on Miami television and radio stations in the near future?


Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Nelson , Debbie Wasserman Schultz , Florida


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