Democrats influenced by progressives don't want to 'go hard' on Cuba, says WaPo reporter

Washington Post political investigations reporter Toluse Olorunnipa observed that Democrats don't want to "go hard" on Cuba because they are being influenced by the more progressive members of their party who "agree" with many of the struggling country's socialist policies.

In recent days Cuban protesters have expressed anger over rising prices, shortages of goods and poor health care amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some Democrats, however, like former Florida Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, have distanced themselves from AOC's rhetoric, placing the blame squarely on the communist regime.

as it should be