On Dec. 17 of last year, President Obama decided to, on his own, try to improve the Cuban-American relationship. He did so by ordering the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba and the opening of an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century. He vowed to “cut loose the shackles of the past” and sweep aside one of the last vestiges of the Cold War.
Well, here’s the problem with that: Nothing will change for the Cuban people. Nothing!