Is The President’s Inaugural Poet “The New Face Of Cubans”?

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Richard Blanco’s inaugural poem at President Barack Obama‘s inauguration today have a lot of people asking about who he is, and what he does…and still others speculating that it is he, indeed, who is the new face of Cubans in America.

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No less of an authority than Time Magazine says that Richard Blanco is the new face of Cubans in America. Exit polls suggested that more than half of the Cuban-American population in Florida voted for Obama, which helped him earn Florida in the re-election. In addition, Blanco is openly gay — a novel stance for a Cuban-American to take, as in the past, Cubans — and Cuban-Americans — weren’t known for their acceptance of homosexuality.

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