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Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:28 PM

 

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Che Guevara in Miami

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) apologized Thursday for quoting infamous Argentine revolutionary figure Ernesto "Che" Guevara in saying "Hasta la victoria siempre" at a Miami rally.

The phrase from Guevara, who is widely disliked by Miami's large Cuban population, translates roughly to "Ever on to victory."

"The eyes of the world are on Miami-Dade and on this airport," de Blasio said Thursday during a union rally at Miami International Airport before quoting Guevara and passing off the microphone. 

But Blasio apologized on Twitter hours later, saying he "did not know the phrase...was associated with Che Guevara

More: https://www.google.com/amp/s/thehill.com/homenews/campaign/450746-de-blasio-quotes-che-guevara-in-miami%3famp
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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:36 PM

1. Perhaps there would be at least one candidate who might endorse that

 

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:36 PM

2. A message to the rest of America

 

We tried to warn you about Trump. You didn't listen.

Please listen to us when we tap about de Blasio.


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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:38 PM

3. Why didn't he just claim that Guevara was a "Democratic" Marxist?

 

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:41 PM

4. But...but..Biden said, 'Boy!'

 

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2019, 05:44 PM

5. He could get away with something like this in NYC

 

but definitely not in Miami. Another example of the difference between a local politician and a national one.
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