Some recent events:
–When officials called for a moment of silence in honor of the late Comandante before a World Cup elimination match between Venezuela and Colombia in the Venezuelan city of Puerto Ordaz, this was the result:
I suppose we will be told that this was entirely the doing of bourgeois fans, and perhaps it was. But still…
–In an all-too-familiar convergence, the white supremacist and antisemitic American Free Press agrees with leaders of Venezuela’s “leftwing” government that Israel may well have had a role in Chavez’s death from cancer.
(Hat tip: Adam Holland)
–I suspect this would reduce George Galloway to uncontrolled blubbering:
I recognize (I think) Salvador Allende, Eva Peron, Augusto Sandino, Toussaint Louverture and, of course, Simon Bolivar and Che Guevara. (Guevara probably would have had Bolivar executed as a class enemy, but never mind.)
Who are the others?