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Go Ahead and Criticize That Obama-Castro Handshake

Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- “Partisan politics should stop at the water’s edge,” said a White House spokesman yesterday, noting that it “used to be a pretty important principle that originated in the Republican Party, I believe.” He was responding to criticism (much of it Republican) of President Barack Obama’s handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.

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