I already know more than I want to about "Che". What I still can't understand is the the mindset of those who insist on glorifying him.
He was a vile cold blooded murderer, and at the end of his life they claim was he was also a coward. According to those who met him, he never bathed and smelled so bad people could not stand to be near him.
So Why Do We See T-Shirts, posters, flags and banners with his picture at every protest, every time?
Has the world truly gone mad, or are people truly too lazy to actually go to a real library and read an encyclopedia? I say Library, because as any thinking person knows, the internet can provide you with whatever viewpoint you favour~when actual facts are needed one still has to refer to the old standard...meticulously researched "books". Still and all, even if one only refers to the internet, anyone who claims to be an honest, free thinker, would know that this is not a man to be admired and emulated, but to be reviled and assigned to the dust bin of history.
Lest anyone need reminding, this is his (racist, disgusting) opinion on people of colour...
We’re going to do for Negroes exactly what Negroes did for the revolution.
By which I mean...Nothing.
The Negro is indolent and lazy; spending his meager wage on frivolity or drink;
The European has a tradition of work and saving,
which has pursued him as far as this corner of America and drives him to advance himself, even independently of his own individual aspirations.
The Negroes, those magnificent examples of the African race have maintained
their racial purity thanks to their lack of an affinity with bathing.
Given the prevailing lack of discipline, it would have been impossible
to use Congolese machine-gunners to defend the base from air attack:
they did not know how to handle their weapons and did not want to learn
...Che Guevara, Diaries
Apparently he also had homosexuals shot~go figure...
* Thanks to Libertarian Alliance Blog for drawing attention to this...