Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) continued to demonize the United States late last week for the pain and suffering that the Cuban people are experiencing at the hands of the communist dictatorship that controls the island.
In a clip posted online, Ocasio-Cortez said that the U.S. embargo on Cuba, which has lasted for over 60 years, has contributed to the suffering of the people on the island.
“Last month, uh, once again, the, uh, the U.N. voted overwhelmingly, uh, to call on the United States to lift its embargo on Cuba, and the United States was one of the only, uh, countries that voted no,” she complained.
“The embargo, the U.S. embargo, is absurdly cruel, and like other U.S. policies, particularly other U.S. policies targeting Latin Americans and Latinos, the cruelty is the point,” she claimed without evidence. “And I outright reject the Biden administration’s defense of the embargo, where they say or they have said that they wanted to maintain the bar,