Ed Driscoll

Cuban Democracy--And Its Discontents

Jay Nordlinger writes that tomorrow could be an important day in Cuba:

Tomorrow, an astonishing event is scheduled to take place in Cuba: the General Meeting of the Assembly to Promote Civil Society in Cuba. This is a great democratic gathering, and those participating have put themselves at great risk: For days, Castro has been arresting democratic activists, and otherwise flexing the muscles of his police state.

Anything that promotes spreading democracy to Cuba sounds great, doesn’t it? But alas, not everybody likes the idea:

Various groups and institutions around the world have expressed their solidarity with the Cuban democrats, including the U.S. Congress. The House passed a resolution