Motorcycle Diaries

Found this old commentary about the cult o’ Che’
Just tossing it out for background.

[quote]The Cult of Che - Don’t applaud The Motorcycle Diaries.
By Paul Berman, Posted Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at 7:33 AM ET

The cult of Ernesto Che Guevara is an episode in the moral callousness of our time. Che was a totalitarian. He achieved nothing but disaster. Many of the early leaders of the Cuban Revolution favored a democratic or democratic-socialist direction for the new Cuba. But Che was a mainstay of the hardline pro-Soviet faction, and his faction won. Che presided over the Cuban Revolution’s first firing squads. He founded Cuba’s “labor camp” system

Was on the first page of the thread soooo long ago. :slight_smile: