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We Gon’ Eschew Bacardi Like It’s the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution

By Matthew Yglesias

"We Gon’ Eschew Bacardi Like It’s the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution"

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Well, okay, I’m not my grandfather so I wouldn’t actually advise that people join Fidel Castro in celebrating 50 years of Communism for Cuba. But America’s policy toward Cuba is still dumb and immoral. What’s more, Neil Sinhababu points out to us that Baccardi Rum is controlled by Cuban exiles who give money to rightwing politicians to help endlessly entrench these policies:

He suggests as an alternative Flor de Caña, a Nicaraguan brand.

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