Is the Castroite ratline for criminals finally ending?

President Trump threw one particularly dramatic gauntlet down with his rollback of the Obama goody train to communist Cuba: Demanding the return of U.S. fugitives who have committed violent crimes and then made their way to Cuba to be reborn as 'political prisoners.' Trump zeroed in on probably the worst case, that of Joanne Chesimard, a brazen cop killer who in 1984 escaped prison and made her way down to Cuba, where she has lived in the lap of Castroite luxury available only to Cuba's communist party elite. As a crowd of Cuban-Americans in Miami roared its approval, Mr. Trump called on Cuban President Raul Castro to “return the fugitives from American justice, including the return of the cop-killer Joanne Chesimard.” It's a paradigm shift, because up until now, if you could brand yourself as leftwing, any crime was considered o.k., given all the supposed 'oppression' of society, that very society millions of Cubans would give their...(Read Full Post)

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