In Florida to defend his plans for NASA, President Barack Obama will be in Miami tonight for two fundraisers -- including a cocktail reception at Gloria and Emilio Estefan's home -- an event that has irked some in the Cuban-American community.
The visit is expected to raise some $2.5 million for the Democratic National Committee. But tempers are flaring in some quarters.
"The Estefans may have broken more than a rule when they decided to host a cocktail reception for the president during his visit to South Florida on Thursday," writes Herald columnist Jackie Bueno Sousa. "Estefan, along with husband Emilio, also broke a bond that had united them with Miami's Cuban community, whose members largely oppose the president's agenda.