Che Spotted in Obama’s Houston Office
Heads up, all you anti-communist hardliners -- or at least those who are trying to decide whether Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama deserves your vote. (Are there any such anti-communist hardliners out there, incidentally?)
Some sharp-eyed blogger at the politically conservative site Little Green Footballs spotted Che Guevara emblazoned on a pair of Cuban flags hanging in a Houston campaign office of Barack Obama.
"Barack Obama won’t wear an American flag on his lapel, but on the wall of his Houston campaign office: a Cuban flag with a picture of Communist mass murderer Che Guevara," says the site, in a post headlined “Che Guevara Flags in Obama's Houston Office.”
The sighting occurred on a segment from the local Fox affiliate, which apparently made no mention of the flags. A disclaimer on the Fox site states “The office featured in this video is funded by volunteers of the Barack Obama Campaign and is not an official headquarters for his campaign.”
In a follow-up post headlined “Our Curiously Incurious MSM” (that’s mainstream media, for all you squares), an unidentified blogger writes:
Does anyone think that if a news crew happened to capture on film a Confederate flag hanging in a John McCain campaign office, the rest of America’s media would just yawn, ignore it, and move on to other things? I’m just asking.
We're not sure, but if someone captures a Confederate flag in an Obama campaign office, we're pretty sure someone will take note. --Frank Houston
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