HOLY COW! A NY paper that gets it!

No, not the New York Times (What’d you think? That April Fool’s Day came early this year?). The New York Post had this to say about yet another flick glorifying Che the Argentinean Butcher:

SOME historians are already concerned about “Che,” the movie Steven Soderbergh is directing with Benicio Del Toro starring as the Communist revolutionary. Soderbergh seems intent on portraying Ernesto “Che” Guevara as a hero, who battled alongside Fidel Castro to free Cuba from a corrupt imperialist government, and then was martyred by the CIA. Soderbergh will no doubt gloss over the six months after Castro seized power in 1959, when Che was in charge of La Cabana fortress, overseeing the trial and execution of 600 political prisoners. “To witness such butchery is a trauma that will accompany me to my grave,” recalled José Vilasuso, a lawyer who worked under Che. “The walls of that medieval castle received the echoes of the rhythmic footstep of the squad, the clicking of the rifles . . . the sorry howling of the dying . . . the macabre silence . . . ” Soderbergh had no comment.

Wonder why Mr. Soderbergh had nothing to say?

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