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Way to go Hugo!

Without a shadow of a doubt, Hugo Chávez is the rudest head of state currently going around. Over the years, we have seen and heard many examples of his discourteous behaviour: ex-wives; ex-lovers; Spanish royals; US Ambassadors; the General Assembly of the United Nations; the US President (a lot); Mexicans; along with pretty much everyone else!

So there should be no surprise that he's at it yet again! I do like the logic though:
  • Angela Merkel is German politician.
  • She identifies (broadly) as 'of the right'.
  • Some German right wingers supported Fascism in the 1930s and 1940s.
  • Hitler was a Fascist.
  • Ergo, Merkel = "..."
With those powers of reasoning, Chavez should be heading up the UTas branch of Socialist Alliance!


Kris McCracken said…
Hugo is a tosspot. I see he wants to change the constitution again, and be president until 2021!!!

Like is said, tosspot.

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