|Thursday, 06 November 2014 17:20|
(Coral Gables, Florida) Dr. Andy Gomez, Senior Advisor with Poblete Tamargo, was interviewed this week by National Public Radio (NPR) as part of a story that discusses how U.S.-Cuba policy makes its way into South Florida political campaigns.
“Sure we care about Cuba,” Gomez told NPR. “But Cuba is no longer a top priority” in these elections. "Gomez in fact worries that episodes like this encourage the stereotype that Cuban-Americans are emotionally obsessed with Cuba to the exclusion of other issues like the economy.
"It reflects, he says, “taking a step back in terms of the maturity that the Cuban-American community has shown in terms of politics. Every once in a while we fall back into the politics of passion, and this is what we were seeing between Curbelo and Garcia” Congressional campaign.
You can listen to the entire interview here.