Characteristically, Hugo Chavez is propagandizing against the USA, siding with the Occupy Wall Street protestors while calling Mitt Romney “crazy man” and President Obama “a big fraud”;
Chavez slams “horrible repression” of U.S. protests
Socialist firebrand Hugo Chavez condemned on Saturday the “horrible repression” of anti-Wall Street protesters and termed a Republican presidential candidate “crazy” for his criticism of Cuba and Venezuela.
Although still convalescing from cancer surgery in June followed by four rounds of chemotherapy, the 57-year-old Venezuelan president is quickly returning to the tough rhetoric and strong views that have made him famous worldwide.
Not surprisingly, Chavez expressed solidarity with American activists who have been staging rallies and marches against what they view as corporate greed by Wall Street.
“This movement of popular outrage is expanding to 10 cities and the repression is horrible, I don’t know how many are in prison now,” Chavez said in comments at a political meeting in his Caracas presidential palace shown on state TV.
Hugo looooves the filthy hippies, unlike the workers whose businesses are in the line of
Over at the NYT, Jennifer Preston writes that Protest Spurs Online Dialogue on Inequity. Inequity, as in, lazy freeloading dirty hypocrites demanding $20-per-hour pay for doing nothing, while defecating on police cars, and tearing down sinks and vandalizing honest businesses struggling to stay viable in this economy?
Or perhaps the hundreds of companies suing Chavez for nationalizing their businesses in Venezuela?
No, I didn’t think so.
More like iniquity, from the Grey Lady.
Help! I’m being repressed!