Friday, December 22, 2006
Culture Commandos claim a coup
How now, Pink Mao?
Having failed to kill off irony, the right has turned it's beady slightly-out-of-focus eyes on camp:
Target Corp said on Friday it had pulled a CD carrying case bearing Ernesto "Che" Guevara's image after an outcry by critics who label the Marxist revolutionary a murderer and totalitarian symbol.(my emphasis)
Target had touted a music disc carrying case for Che admirers emblazoned with the Argentine-born guerrilla's iconic 1960 portrait by Alberto Diaz, or "Korda." A set of small earphones was superimposed on the image, suggesting he was tuned in to an iPod or other music player.
They may not know art but they also sure don't know what they don't understand.
I blame it on a failure to evolve