Che Guevara, the dead shining darling of insurgents across the globe, is arguably even more effective dead than alive. As I gaze upon the many Che t-shirts gracing our streets, I wonder if the cult that is Che would have ended in boredom should he have reached the rip old age of 79. Then again, Fidel Castro is nearly 83.
Fidel Castro insists Ernesto "Che" Guevara could never have been taken prisoner 40 years ago if his gun hadn't malfunctioned. But the retired Bolivian general who led the mission to capture him says the Argentine revolutionary was hardly a heroic figure in his final moments.cp: Dust My Broom