The Left’s and media’s reaction to the Obama-Castro handshake is quite juvenile. Seems like foreign policy junior high.
Unless the Obama national security team has been hosting secrets talks with the Cuban regime, as they had been doing with Iran, do not read anything into the diplomatic nicety.
Expected from CNN:
Over the top:
Bill Clinton did something similar at the UN in 2000, nothing came of it. Nothing should. Move on. Wish Obama had ignored the dictator? Sure. But Obama has a way about him. Wants to be nice to everyone, except Republicans.
A friend called to tell me that he hopes Raul meets with the same fate as the last Latin American dictator Obama shook hands with: