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Sunday 25 January 2015

Kevin Myers: Guevara reminds us that evil is not ugly, or repellent, or outwardly vile ... It is beguiling, beautiful and... 

Galway City Council is considering a proposal to raise a statue to Che Guevara. Excellent: a monument to a ruthless killer is just what our ailing tourism industry needs. However, I will say this for Guevara: he reminds us that evil is usually not ugly, or repellent, or outwardly vile. Quite the reverse. It is beguiling, beautiful and persuasive: these are its vital qualities.

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