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Thousands hold symbolic
inauguration for ill Venezuelan
President Hugo Chavez

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 1/10/2013 2:41:55 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela — Tens of thousands of chanting supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez rallied outside his presidential palace Thursday in an exuberant alternative inauguration for a leader too ill to return home for the real thing. Backers wearing T-shirts with the slogan "I am Chavez" waved flags while upbeat music from Chavez´s last presidential campaign blared from speakers, proclaiming: "Chavez, heart of the people!" The government organized the unusual show of support for the cancer-stricken leader on the streets outside Miraflores Palace on what was supposed to be his inauguration day.

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Inauguration for a dead president in a foreign country, chavista logic come full circle.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/10/2013 2:52:29 PM     (No. 9109390)

Wonder if Chavez´ sidekicks handed out free cell phones to the attendees?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/10/2013 3:08:24 PM     (No. 9109419)

Well isn´t that special!! Now it matches the symbolic ´election´ they just held!!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: flatwater, 1/10/2013 3:39:55 PM     (No. 9109459)

Wishing you and all of your fellow travelers death, and soon, Hugo.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lala, 1/10/2013 5:01:56 PM     (No. 9109582)

I suspect that Hugo and Generalissimo Franco are sharing a cigar and a brandy in hell today to celebrate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/10/2013 5:54:17 PM     (No. 9109649)

The supporters of Spartacus did the same thing - - shouting aloud to one and all - - "I am Kirk Douglas!"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: surgedr, 1/10/2013 6:27:49 PM     (No. 9109685)

Death the ultimate equalizer!


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Reply 7 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 1/10/2013 10:41:28 PM     (No. 9110015)

Good riddance to Hugo Chavez, enemy of America.

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