So let me get this straight,

Billy Cameron, the Galway City councilman who proposed the monument to Che Guevara because Che was of Irish ancestry, insults a man who opposes the monument and says the man “should just butt out of Irish affairs”, even when the man’s Irish ancestry is so clear Eire is his last name?

Eir·e   [air-uh, ahy-ruh, air-ee, ahy-ree]
the Irish name of Ireland.
a former name (1937–49) of the Republic of Ireland.

I kid you not,

Councilor Cameron indicated that Cuban-Americans such as Yale Professor Carlos Eire (who recently criticized the monument plan) should not become involved in Irish affairs.

‘I won’t be taking lectures from Cuban-Americans, who have their own agenda. I’m looking for a balanced debate. You won’t get balance from Cuban-Americans, or the Cuban-American lobby,’ said Councillor Cameron.

‘We live in an independent country. We fought long and hard for our independence, we’re not under the jurisdiction of the United States, and they should just butt out of Irish affairs, the Cuban-Americans,’ he added.

Or do only Irish Communists get respect?

As Babalu says, no tiene nombre.

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3 Responses to “So let me get this straight,”

  1. jlh Says:

    I’ll bet there are a lot of Irish, including many Sinn Fein and and IRA who would not welcome comparison or connection with this particular monster–or the people who put him on T-shirts. But that is the way of the Left: any phony argument will do.

  2. Fausta Says:

    any phony argument will do,
    Indeed, and Billy is determined to stick to his!

  3. Nolanimrod Says:

    any phony argument will do,

    from the Mississippi John Hurt song:

    Red rooster say: cock-a-doodle-do-do.
    Rich woman say: Any dude will do!