Another bird escapes from the cage

Word is out now that one of Castro’s prized musicians–and one who enjoyed extremely rare privileges under the regime, such as having a Mercedes Benz–defected to the US late last year.

Isaac Delgado, a famous salsa star, joins the long list of musicians and other Cubans leaving Castro’s repression for freedom in America. My favorite part of the AP article posted on Yahoo!, however, is the reason the AP gives for the defection of Isaac and others:

Cuba has long suffered a flight of talented artists and top athletes seeking fame and fortune in the United States…

Uh, how about they were firstly seeking FREEDOM, Associated Press???? I mean, I have yet to hear of a musician defecting FROM the US TO Cuba.