While baseball is America’s favorite pastime, watching it being played in communist Cuba comes up short on that “American” feel because of what’s missing.
Rotund liberal filmmaker Michael Moore could not heap enough praise on President Barack Obama for his “historic” trip to Cuba this week and was particularly struck by the president doing the wave with the murderous Cuban dictator Raúl Castro while watching the ballgame.
“Seriously, isn’t this the world you want to live in?” Moore asked on social media.
Though, it’s unlikely Moore will be spending too much time in Cuba’s “world,” given the menu offerings at the ol’ ballpark.
Los Angeles Times reporter Kate Linthicum reporting from Cuba shared this image on social media along with the caption: “No beer, no hot dogs at Cuba baseball games. Just government-made crackers and onion puffs.”
— Kate Linthicum (@katelinthicum) March 22, 2016
The reaction to the image was summed up best by a social media user who succinctly stated: “Taste the freedom.”
Here’s a sampling of other responses from Twitter:
Taste the freedom https://t.co/06MIyCF33P
— TC (@TFCochran) March 22, 2016
— John Crespi (@JohnCrespi) March 23, 2016
@katelinthicum Communism rocks. Sign me up, Bernie!
— docteb (@docteb19) March 22, 2016
— Señor Smoke ن (@dpez48532) March 22, 2016
actually those are garlic puffs https://t.co/DEVeuX5qvN
— jessica stark ⚯͛ (@Randomly_Jessi) March 22, 2016
@katelinthicum bin 0bama needs to send them some govt cheese for their govt crackers, a delicacy
— Tim O (@weeniewawa) March 22, 2016
@katelinthicum Mmmm…love those Gov made onion puffs!
— Mike Honcho (@BigDaddyDore) March 22, 2016
@katelinthicum you’re def not in Kansas anymore
— MJ (@meohmiyo) March 22, 2016
@katelinthicum the fruits of socialism ?
— meat (@rey0_rey0) March 22, 2016
— Brady N. R. Sprague (@BradySprague) March 22, 2016
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