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September 20, 2013
Why would a capitalist dress up like a bloody communist?
Our friend Alberto de la Cruz has the pictures over at Babalu -"Billionaire Richard Branson dresses like mass murderer Che Guevara to sell cell phone service." (Thanks to Marc Masferrer for starting this at his blog!) On a scale of 1 to 10, let's make this a 9, or somewhere between a "Che" placard at the immigration marches or Jay-Z walking around Havana with a T-shirt. Did anyone tell Mr Branson what Che thought of capitalism and specially capitalists? (Get Mr Branson a copy of Humberto Fontova's book and read about the real "Che".) In other words, this is a man who "supervised" the murder of hundreds of Cubans. This is not the romantic figure created in Hollywood about a young man riding a motorcycle in South America. He is not that "Jim Morrison-like-face" that shows up at every leftist rally in the world. Che was a murderer and he really hated capitalists. We ask again: Did any one in Mr Branson's marketing department do...(Read Full Post)