Elian’s mother knew firsthand that life under slavery is no life at all, which is why she fled Cuba to go to the land of the free.
Reno’s deeper premise is that a totalitarian dictatorship is not inimical to a child’s rights.
Under the direction of Attorney General Janet Reno we have recently reached a low point in our history. In a period of only a few months, she has sought to destroy an entire industry, crush America’s most successful company, and sentence a boy to slavery in a dictatorship.
Renowned (in liberal circles) Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz stated in an interview on the Fox News Channel this week (April 24), that the Clinton administration acted against the law when its agents violently seized 6-year-old Elián Gonzalez from the home of his Miami relatives.