but I don't read this article as you did. In fact, the author said, "Although the Berkeley student president subsequently vetoed the divestment bill, and AIPAC's lobbying of student senators successfully prevented an override vote by the narrowest of margins, the proposal's eventual passage seems inevitable." I see no 'cherry picking' there regarding your allegations.
Hillary Clinton to call for lifting Cuba embargo (Reuters)
from the article: A surgical strike on Israel's wallet could end the occupation