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I.F. Stone
Journalist and founder of I.F. Stone's Weekly.


Praise for Che Guevara.

“He was the first man I had ever met whom I thought not just handsome but beautiful. With his curly, reddish beard, he looked like a cross between a faun and a Sunday school print of Jesus. . . . In Che, one felt a desire to heal and pity for suffering. . . . It was out of love, like the perfect knight of medieval romance, that he had set out to combat with the powers of the world. . . . In a sense he was, like some early saint, taking refuge in the desert. Only there could the purity of the faith be safeguarded.”

Source: Useful Idiots – How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First, by Mona Charen, paper-back edition, 2004, pages 175-176.
Hardcopy: Copy of pages 175-176 from Charen’s book.
Where: Following a meeting with Che Guevara.
Contributor: AIM.

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