One of the most popular tee-shirts for the left was the Che shirt, but Che was scum who shot people in the head as they were on their knees pleading for mercy. He had a cool beret and smoked cigars, so the left loved him.
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The left has made Che, a clear asshat into a folk hero because the left is composed of young people who need to go against the status quo because they haven't yet grown up.
Now let's consider a terrorist, Oscar Lopez Rivera.
Oscar, a Puerto Rican nationalist, served 35 years in prison for his role in the FALN terror group that cowardly planted a bomb in Fraunces Tavern in lower Manhattan. It's a national landmark and killing people there was no accident. There were other bombings in the 1970s and 1980s, but this one was the most notorious.
I remember it vividy--I worked in lower Manhattan (on Broad Street) the day the bomb went off and killed people.
It happened in 1975.
Lopez Rivera stepped off at the head of New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade Sunday with a top city official by his side. The terrorist drew cheers as well as boos on the first float of the parade.
Organizers of the parade actually had the nerve to honor the POS with the parade's "National Freedom Award," but he declined after sponsors including AT&T and Jet Blue pull out, as well as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. As much as I don't go along with any of his socialist-style policies, I respect that he made the right move in this case.
"I feel good about being here," the scum wafer said and pounded his chest chanting "Que viva Puerto Rico!" "This parade is for the Puerto Rican public." The folks for whom he killed non-Puerto Ricans.
NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito climbed aboard the terrorist's float about halfway through the parade route.
Lopez Rivera's supporters followed the float carrying signs that read: "Oscar Lopez Rivera is our Mandela."
"This really pisses me off," said Mark Rivera (no relation to the scum muffin) "This is a day for honoring the republic of Puerto Rico, not honoring a terrorist. This man has no place in our parade. He makes me ashamed to be a Puerto Rican."
Most of the tens of thousands celebrants were too involved with celebrating Puerto Rico than to care that a disgusting person was being honored by leftists whose family members were not killed by this animal.
"We don't care that he is here," said Rosa Rosario, a 68-year-old low-information about everything human being.
"I don't support a political movement," she bloviated. She explained that she was at the parade to support "my hometown, Hormigueros" --a municipality in the western region of the island where she wandered away from as a little girl on crack.
Not wanting to be part of a celebration that honors a terrorist isn't political Rosa, you moron.
The FALN claimed responsibility for over 100 bombings in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The lunchtime blast at Fraunces Tavern, the place where President George Washington bid farewell to his men, killed four people and injured many more.
Lopez Rivera was convicted of seditious conspiracy, but never charged with any specific bombings. He was released last month following the commutation of his sentence by fellow socialist and community organizer, Barack Obama.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, also a socialist and defender of the Sandinista rebels, showed up for the parade but made no comments and simply shook hands of people who probably didn't know who he is.