11/08/2005

Daily Kos: Bush vs. Chavez

Armando sez:

It so happens that I agree with Bush's negative assessment of Chavez. But Bush is not the man to deliver this message, or frankly, any message, on this, or anything. I suppose it is hard for any President to accept they lack moral authority, but this President has no authority to lecture anybody.

Bush vs. Chavez
by Armando
Sun Nov 06, 2005 at 08:43:36 PM CDT

From the NYTimes:

President Bush, in tough remarks aimed at Venezuela's leftist president, Hugo Chavez, called on Latin America today to choose between two competing futures - an American-supported "vision of hope" and another that "seeks to roll back the democratic progress of the past two decades." Such a democratic retrenchment, the president said, would be "playing to fear, pitting neighbor against neighbor, and blaming others for their own failures to provide for their people."

. . . [H]is barbs at [Chavez] were clear, and were in effect Mr. Bush's response to [Chavez] who led an anti-American rally of more than 25,000 people on Friday in Mar Del Plata, Argentina, while Mr. Bush was attending a summit meeting there.


Daily Kos: Bush vs. Chavez

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