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Via Grabien:

America must have the “courage to acknowledge” its role in Argentina’s human-rights abuses

America can’t be slow talking about human-rights violations, as we’ve done in Argentina

The Constitution’s separation of powers makes it hard for America to adapt to the changing times

America must do more to promote equality

America needs to reduce discrimination

America suffers from “political polarization”

America was built by slaves

America has too much money in politics

America has a problem with racially-biased criminal justice system, a racially-biased society, and a legacy of slavery & segregation

Many American states would have forbidden his biracial parents to marry — had they tried

Many American schools in the south were segregated when he was young

American democracy is imperfect

America’s political process is not pretty, as evidenced by the current 2016 race

Cuba’s Castro’s more readily sharing his thoughts on where America is “falling short” will help us improve

He “doesn’t disagree” with Castro’s view that America should provide “free” health care, education, and social security to all

At a townhall in Buenos Aires, said one area Americans need to improve is developing “a greater awareness of the world outside of the United States.”

At the same townhall, Obama said the Republican Party is no longer a “mainstream” political party, and that it’s become far more right-wing as a result of its opposition to him.

Finally, he critiqued the tendency in American politics to focus so much on “sound bites,” which he attributed to skepticism of global warming.

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