Che, you know, that cool-looking guy in the beret on the T-shirt…

Posted: October 11, 2010 in History, Politics

“During his Bolivian “guerrilla” campaign, Che split his forces whereupon they got hopelessly lost and bumbled around, half-starved, half-clothed and half-shod, without any contact with each other for 6 months before being wiped out. They …seemed incapable of applying a compass reading to a map. They spent much of the time walking in circles and were usually within a mile of each other. During this blundering they often engaged in ferocious firefights against each other…” [see link below]

And let’s not forget another endearing aspect of the good doctor, evidently honed in his delightful youth: “…Even as a youth, Ernesto Guevara’s writings revealed a serious mental illness [from Ernesto Guevara’s Motorcycle Diaries]. “My nostrils dilate while savoring the acrid odor of gunpowder and blood. Crazy with fury I will stain my rifle red while slaughtering any vencido [the defeated , the surrendered] that falls in my hands!” — Read full account in this article (Big Peace)


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