Following up on my post re: Chavez saying that Oliver Stone was making a movie about him, Oliver Stone denies plan to make film about Venezuelan president.
I was rather skeptical, and had another psychic moment, when I said,
However, since the source of the film news is Hugo himself, and he’s known to make things up, I wouldn’t be getting the popcorn in the microwave yet.
Reuters and the WaPo weren’t as skeptical; they’re not used to one of those things the charismatic-leader-helping-the-poor-offering-free-health-care-education-adult-literacy-and-job-training-initiatives-that-help-millions-of-VenezuelansTM comes up with when he’s running at the mouth in public.
Update, Wednesday, May 24: Publius Pundit has the goods.
Update, Thursday, May 25: Stone, passing
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