CBS Review of Russell Crowe Film: 'Robin Hood Meets Che Guevara'
Published: 5/12/2010 6:12 PM ET
Protesting high taxes and wanting to limit government power is the equivalent of a communist revolution? Sounds more like the tea party movement.
After making that bizarre comparison, Phillips further explained the plot of the new film: "This Robin joins the fight to get the English king to sign the Magna Carta in the year 1215, the document establishing the first rights on which modern democracies are based." Guevara, of course, was the ruthless henchman of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, hardly an advocate for democracy.