The Confederate flag and hyprocisy

After the tragic mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina recently the displaying and usage of the has been much debated. But Fox News point out there is some hypocrisy at work here.

Amazon has banned all Confederate flag items from being sold on its site. But the ban doesn’t extend to selling various items with images of this guy.


The Fox News article goes on to remind readers that Guevara was a murdering thug:

Although Guevara is a popular image on T-shirts, he executed many non-communists in Cuba. At one point he admitted in a speech to communist officials: “We executed many people by firing squad without knowing if they were fully guilty. At times, the Revolution cannot stop to conduct much investigation; it has the obligation to triumph.”

There are other examples cited in the article as well which could be interpreted as hypocrisy.

I don’t agree with how the Confederacy treated slaves, and displaying of the flag is a valid topic for debate but there is a double standard at work here.

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