Birds of a feather, etc…
“Long-time listener, first-time caller.”
“I am very touched when you sing about Che,” Castro told Chavez during his call to Chavez’s “Alo, Presidente!” program — referring to revolutionary icon Ernesto “Che” Guevara, to whom the program was dedicated.
From one murderous dictator to another, with luv.
Funny, but seeing the names Castro, Chavez and Guevara in the same sentence just doesn’t seem all that weird to me.
So, the next time you don your edgy “Che” t-shirt to go hang out at Starbucks with your Chai latte’ and your “progressive” friends, just remember that Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez are there with you, in spirit. And don’t forget Mugabe. And Pol Pot. All “visionaries” ahead of their time.
Heck, I think that’d make a great t-shirt. The faces of Castro, Chavez, Guevara, Pol Pot, Stalin, you name it. And then maybe a caption that reads something like…
“You Are Judged By The Company You Keep.”TM