Obama loves Che Guevara! Seth Meyers nails it on the real politics of the Cuba trip

"Many criticized Obama, as this was seen as giving an implicit endorsement to Urban Outfitters"


Brendan Gauthier
March 23, 2016 7:48PM (UTC)

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers last night took a "Closer Look" at President Obama's historic visit to Cuba.

Meyers noted a questionable moment when Obama paused for a photo-op in front of a large mural of Che Guevara, for which "many criticized Obama, as this was seen as giving an implicit endorsement to Urban Outfitters."

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Cuban President Raul Castro, at Obama's urging, took questions from the press in a joint conference Monday, during which he denied Cuba keeps political prisoners, saying, "What political prisoners?"

"That's exactly what you say when you're holding political prisoners," Meyers said. "That's like a kid with chocolate all over his face saying, 'I didn't eat the sweets ...'"

Watch the full segment below:

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Brendan Gauthier

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