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President Obama gets coveted Hugo Chavez endorsement

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President Obama received a ringing endorsement from Hugo Chavez today.

First endorsed by Fidel Castro's daughter and now Hugo Chavez. http://t.co/A9S1glxi

— Sharon Day (@SharonDay) July 23, 2012

AP: "Hugo Chavez calls Obama a 'good guy,' slams Romney’s ‘extreme’ agenda" http://t.co/Khfjq7eM

— Joe Pounder (@PounderFile) July 23, 2012

Hugo Chavez, of course, also slammed Mitt Romney and his “extreme agenda.” This is not surprising. Back in 2009, the Venezuelan dictator slammed “stupid” Fox News and praised President Obama, saying “the smell of sulphur has been replaced by the smell of hope.”

Sigh. Excuse us while we grab our hurl buckets.

Twitter users aren’t really surprised by this turn of events, either.

https://twitter.com/llondo/status/227433006678278144

However, some think it may make a great campaign ad … for Romney.

Hugo Chavez thinks @barackobama is a "good guy". One helluva an endorsement. Wouldn't that make a lovely ad? http://t.co/V5VI9Rg9

— Libertine (@uscoptic) July 23, 2012

Romney should use this in his campaign ad against Obama. Chavez on Obama: 'A Good Guy' -http://po.st/3ljdLg

— Angel C (@alc965) July 23, 2012

Heh. Take it under advisement Team Romney. There is something to this Japanese proverb: “When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.”

Nice guy? Or, as strongman Chavez says, “good guy?” We think not.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/07/23/president-obama-gets-coveted-hugo-chavez-endorsement-hes-a-good-guy/



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