We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
The way I read it, he was prepared to be shocked, but it was even worse than he expected. It actually turned out to be a pretty good article, I'd deem any lapses to youth and naviete. Now watch, he's probably an old fart like me.
The wonder to me, and it's not a wonder really, is how our media completely ignores the disaster that Cuba has become. The CIA should get a Republican in charge down there, then we'd never hear the end of it.