Yes, it’s once again Guy Fawkes Day, the day we celebrate figures who became symbols of the exact opposite things they represented in their actual lives!
Thanks to V For Vendetta, one of Alan Moore’s many overrated comic books, masks of Guy Fawkes have become associated with Moore’s fictional freedom fighter who opposed a theocratic dictatorship in a dystopic future.
In reality Guy Fawkes was plotting to enable the institution of a theocratic dictatorship. And you can’t claim Moore was trying to be ironic by going with a mask of Guy Fawkes. In one of his interviews about V For Vendetta Moore mentions how he and the artist he was collaborating with decided they would give Guy Fawkes “the image he always deserved.” Continue reading
MURDEROUS HOMOPHOBE AND WOULD-BE DICTATOR
I’ve made my contempt for American Liberals and American Conservatives very clear in the past. The latest mess in Washington is further proof that the Liberal and Conservative fanatics who have taken over the Democratic and Republican Parties are hopelessly destructive fools.
However, at this particular point in history the pretentious asses of American Liberalism are more pompous and hubristic than American Conservatives so I’m “deconstructing” their mythological figures first. I’ll do Conservative Mythology next.
CHE GUEVARA – If you disagreed with this animal’s politics he wanted you dead, period. I’m basing that on Che’s own writings, the same writings where he extolled the benefits of guerillas hiding with the general population so that if the opposition forces struck at you they would likely injure or kill non-combatants, too, making “the people” angry against … well, against the people Che hated for getting to be dictators instead of him.
This cold and compassionless bastard would have made Machiavelli himself say “Hey, dude, find a conscience or something.” Deluded American Liberals like to pretend Che was a freedom fighter, which is absolutely ridiculous. Read the man’s own writings and you’ll realize this Continue reading