Obama’s Visit to Cuba Spells the End of a Grotesque Amusement Park

The Island’s Opening Will Deny American White-Collar Subversives Their Once Forbidden Fruit

As every librarian or pornographer knows, one of the most reliable ways to excite interest in a creative work is to ban it. When the authorities clamp down and announce “you can’t have this,” a juvenile corner of the imagination demands access, figuring there must be something delicious in that locked box to justify all the fuss.

Cuba has long been such a titillating no-go zone for American travelers. Never mind that hordes of Canadians and Europeans have been going to Cuba for decades, for Americans the Caribbean island nation …