Glad you asked…
You know what would be stupider than outrage over the Obama-Castro handshake? An embargo on Cuba in the year 2013.
— daveweigel (@daveweigel) December 10, 2013
But why should Dave get all the credit for the insight? Matt Yglesias has the same idea too:
@daveweigel You should link to my viral slate content making this point.
— Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) December 10, 2013
This is the article Yglesias is referring to, FYI.