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Benicio del Torro, in response to Miami protesters' reaction to his Che film that just premiered in unnecessarily impovrished Havana, dismissed the Cuban exiles saying that many hadn't seen the movie. He neglected to mention that they and their parents had lived it.

I also have not seen it yet. I'm anxious to see if the time Che shot a teenage prisoner in the face at point blank range and then proceeded to empty his clip into a holding cell, wounding the other prisoners that reacted to the execution has made it past the cutting room.

As always, SWPL has already pegged it.

It’s also critical that you avoid the fatal mistake of getting creative and comparing people you don’t like to other evil dictators, such as Joseph Stalin or Fidel Castro. With few exceptions, white people are actually fond of almost any dictator not named Hitler, and your remark that “this is just like something Mao Zedong would do” will be met with blank stares and possible social alienation. This is because, with the exception of Hitler, oppressive dictators share a passion for many of the things white people love- such as universal health care, conspiracy theories, caring about poor people while being filthy rich, and cool hats. Stick to the script and compare things you don’t like to Hitler, and Hitler alone.

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comparing people you don’t like to other evil dictators

You mean like my mother being Hitler? heh