Rick Santorum as Robert Capa’s Federico Borrell García

Matt Drudge is good at finding unsettling images, but I found this one especially disturbing (though I couldn’t identify why):

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Then it registered: it echoes the famous Robert Capa image of Federico Borrell García dropping from a gunshot during the Spanish Civil War titled, “Loyalist Militiaman at the Moment of Death, Cerro Muriano, September 5, 1936.”

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Robert Capa photo source: Wikipedia Commons.

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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