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February 19, 2008
Liberal Icon Che Guevara: The Personification of Anti-Americanism
Who is this Che Guevara that liberals find so irresistibly appealing? We know that left-wing public school teachers hang his picture in adoration, and Tinseltown bimbos buy baby clothes featuring his trendy likeness, but what exactly does he represent? Cuba expat Humberto Fontova knows as well as anyone, and sums it up nicely at Human Events. A few highlights:
"The U.S. is the great enemy of mankind!" raved Ernesto "Che" Guevara in 1961. "Against those hyenas there is no option but extermination. We will bring the war to the imperialist enemies' very home, to his places of work and recreation. The imperialist enemy must feel like a hunted animal wherever he moves. Thus we'll destroy him! We must keep our hatred against them (the U.S.) alive and fan it to paroxysms!" […]
On November 17, 1962, J Edgar Hoover's FBI discovered that Che Guevara's bombast had substance. They infiltrated and cracked a plot by Cuban agents that targeted Macy's, Gimbel's, Bloomingdale's and Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal with a dozen incendiary devices and 500 kilos of TNT. The holocaust was set to go off the following week, the day after Thanksgiving. Che Guevara was the head of Cuba's "Foreign Liberation Department" at the time.
A little perspective: for their March 2004 Madrid subway blasts, all 10 of them, that killed and maimed almost 2000 people, al-Qaida used a grand total of 100 kilos of TNT. Castro and Che's agents planned to set off five times that explosive power in some of the biggest department stores on earth, all packed to suffocation and pulsing with holiday cheer on the year's biggest shopping day. […]
"The solutions to the world's problems lie behind the Iron Curtain," stressed Ernesto "Che" Guevara who often signed his correspondence with the moniker "Stalin II." "If the nuclear missiles had remained we would have fired them against the heart of the U.S. including New York City," he boasted. "The victory of socialism is well worth millions of atomic victims."
From the point of view of those still stuck in the nightmare communism made of once-prosperous Cuba, Che Guevara represents poverty, brutality and totalitarianism. But in the USA, he represents something far trendier: raw, unreasoning hatred of America and everything it stands for.
On a tip from Byron.
Posted by Van Helsing at February 19, 2008 8:54 PM
Shave that beard, a haircut - give the boy some serious ears - he does resemble Braaaaaaaaack (excuse me) Obama, doesn't he.
Posted by: Jimbo at February 19, 2008 9:48 PM
EVEN LIBERAL JUDGES MIGHT GET IT!
6th Circut and the 9th (yes, the 9th Circut overturns appeals on the ACLU!!!!!)
Guess Burkeley is not paying enough 'payola' to the 9th Circut Clowns)
ACLU v. NSA, 07-468
I ripped this off of Drudge's site, so I no gets no credit (poor grammer/spellin included for Hash's benefits)
Stay Strong - The 'Flyover States' and us even dozen conseratives in CA will come out strong this year!
Posted by: Oiao at February 20, 2008 12:55 AM
At least the commies at Time got the color of the cover correct.
Posted by: skh.pcola at February 20, 2008 8:24 AM
Posted by: Mockinbird at February 20, 2008 1:13 PM