A memorial service march for victims of the La Coubre explosion. On the far left is Fidel Castro, while in the center is Che Guevara.
A memorial service march for victims of the La Coubre explosion. On the far left is Fidel Castro, while in the center is Che Guevara.

Sometimes I think all the trouble in the world is caused by intellectuals who have an “idea.”
—David Hare, Stuff Happens

Saints should always be judged guilty until proven innocent, though the tests that have to be applied to them are not, of course, the same in all cases.
—George Orwell, “Reflections on Gandhi”

Yet sit and see, Minding true things by what their mock’ries...

 

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