Thousands Protest for Freedom in Communist Cuba. The New York Times’ Framing Would Please Stalin.
Thousand of Cubans, some carrying American flags, erupted in street protest Sunday afternoon.
Video of some of the protests made its way onto Twitter where it, by some miracle or oversight, was not censored. Not even the brief glimpse of the American flag.
Some leftists were quick to denounce the scale of the protests as if the act of protesting a communist government (and carrying the American flag) doesn’t often put one’s life and family in jeopardy. Cuba holds an undetermined number of political prisoners despite its communist dictator’s claims that it doesn’t.
The New York Times’ social media clearly did not enjoy the sight of Cubans demanding their freedom. It framed a protest for freedom as “anti-government.”
If your government is against freedom, and Cuba’s communist government is and always has been, then sure, shouting “Freedom!” amounts to being “anti-government.”
This is the same paper that actively and knowingly covered up a communist genocide. That’s a little more difficult to do these days, but the Times and its Big Tech allies will fix that as soon as they can.
Cross-posted from PJ Media
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