Skip to comments.EPA: Staff-wide Che Guevara email an ‘inadvertent error’
Posted on 09/14/2012 1:05:35 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Environmental Protection Agency staff opened their inboxes Thursday to find an agency-wide Hispanic Heritage Month email featuring a prominent picture of Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara, and largely plagiarized from the website Buzzle.com.
According to the EPA, the email which heralded the beginning Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday and offered cultural details about Hispanics was an accident and the employee responsible has apologized.
The email was drafted and sent by an individual employee, and without official clearance. Shortly after sending the email in question the individual apologized to her colleagues for the inadvertent error, an EPA spokesman emailed TheDC in a statement.
While it was a mistake, the email caught the eye and ire of Foreign Relations Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen who called the image of Guevara insulting.
I am aghast and upset that a federal agency would send an email depicting el Che Guevara in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. This Administration just doesnt seem to get it, Ros-Lehtinen said in a statement.
The image of Che is an insult to countless people who lost family members because of his evil and twisted acts. El Che was a blood thirsty, vengeful, cowardly, sadistic, two bit delinquent who used his position as enforcer in chief of the Castro brothers to send countless innocent persons before the firing squads.
Fox News Latino reported that some Florida state representatives were also upset, saying they were insulted and outraged by the memo.
Che was a cold-blooded murderer who killed so many innocent victims, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, Florida Republican and a Cuban-American, said in an email to Fox Latino. This Administration has granted visas to Mariela Castro and other top Cuban regime officials, offered the Castro brothers unilateral concessions, and now sends an E-mail with a image of an anti-American mass murderer.
Che was a Pussy.
I totally understand.
This happens to me all the time. I think I’m sending a regular email to my work colleagues, and I inadvertantly attach Che Guevara and even Stalin pix...
Even Fidel got tired of him.
are all our bases belong to communist?
that was no error..
Al Armendariz, who oversaw federal environmental enforcement in five states, offered his resignation on Sunday in a letter to Lisa P. Jackson, the E.P.A. administrator, saying he regretted his comments and did not want to jeopardize the agencys mission. Senior agency officials had upbraided Dr. Armendariz, who holds a doctorate in environmental engineering, for what they called his inappropriate and inaccurate comments about the agencys enforcement policy.
Ms. Jackson accepted his resignation on Monday morning. It had become clear in recent days that Republicans intended to continue to use Dr. Armendarizs comments as ammunition in their continuing conflict with the Obama administration over environmental regulation........."
The only error was they got caught sending this.
Yes. Note the photo - these "environmenatlists" want all of us riding in horse drawn carts.
Viva Mission Sucre! Viva Presidente Chavez! Viva La Revolucion Bolivariana! Hasta La Victoria Siempre!
Dreams from Hussein's Ghostwriter--see also Arab Spring
The entire bureaucracy has been turned into a part of the Democrat Party and Obama campaign
They’ve dug in deep, especially in the Justice Department.
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