An email from the Environmental Protection Agency to employees about Hispanic Heritage Month was a copy-and-paste production that included the image of Che Guevara, the insurgent who helped bring Fidel Castro to power in Cuba and is thought to have ordered hundreds of people executed during that time.
A report in the Weekly Standard highlighted the work of the federal bureaucracy that apparently copied text and images from Buzzle.com.
And U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from Florida, was outraged.
âI am aghast and upset that a federal agency would send an email depicting el Che Guevara in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month,â she wrote today in a statement on her website. âThis administration just doesnât seem to get it. The image of Che is an insult to countless people who lost family members because of his evil and twisted acts.â...