Super Tuesday columnists Johnathan Bowes ’15 and Veronica Añorve ’17 take on the Cuban embargo. Añorve argues that the embargo serves little realistic purpose and that normalizing relations would allow greater American influence. Bowes disagrees; he contends that the Castro regime will only be ousted with a fully enforced embargo.
Our headlines are often crowded with stories of civic leaders who stumble morally when doing their civic work, and even more often with tales of civic leaders whose personal lives are morally flawed. The connection between personal and public morality is not as clear-cut as many news commentators would suggest.