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Mary Anastasia O’Grady notes that this week Minnesota Democrat Collin Peterson will try to persuade the House to lift the travel ban on Cuba. What concessions does he expect the United States to extract from Fidel in return? Exactly none. What, O’Grady asks, does Peterson think he’s doing?
[A] wave of European, Canadian and Latin American visitors since the mid-1990s hasn’t changed a thing….[I]f Mr. Peterson wants to boost commerce why not push for passage of the Colombia free trade agreement? Why is he so interested in doing business with a dictator?