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Who’s the Mother of All Slumlords over in tumbledown Havana?

Lefties and Sandalistas have had a grand old time with their Cuba-worship: the mojitos.  The Malecón.  The 1950s Chevys.  The Buena Vista Social Club sound.  The “quaint” tumbledown buildings…

For President Obama and his naïve sidekick, deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, it was “eating with Raul,” too.  And that “apertura” to Cuba and all its “quaint” buildings was followed by paean after paean about all the tourism potential.  Conde Nast got involved.  Vanity Fair got involved.  Oh, so hip and chic.

Now USA Today has a report out about that tumbledown shambles so oohed and ahhhed at by the chi-chi left, and it’s not pretty:

In Havana, some of the same architectural gems that draw tens of thousands of American tourists crash to the ground every year.  Causes range from weather and neglect to faulty renovations and theft of structural beams.

Carlos Guerrero, 45, said he and his family live “like scared dogs” in a crumbling building along Merced Street.

Read the full story from American Thinker


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