Friday, September 25, 2009

Heule a Esperanza: It smells like Hope

The Devil is right at home. The Devil, the Devil himself, is right in the house. And the Devil came here yesterday. Yesterday the Devil came here. Right here. [crosses himself] And it smells of sulphur still today.
Thanks to the BBC for this excerpt above which I've linked in the title:

As fiery as his rhetoric was during that appearance in 2006, and even though he chided him, he expressed concerns for his safety,  and was much more conciliatory towards our current President, Obama, yesterday at the UN.

Chavez recalled his infamous 2006 remarks at the UNabout smelling "sulfur" after then-President George Bush spoke - a suggestion that Bush was the devil. Yesterday, he sniffed around the green, marble rostrum and declared, "I don't smell sulfur anymore - it's gone." "Now, it's the smell of something else - it's the smell of hope," he said, referring to Obama. "You have to have hope in your heart.

"I think President Obama is an intelligent man," he added. "And I hope God will protect Obama from the bullets that killed [President John F.] Kennedy." But Chavez also complained there are "two Obamas" - including a bad one who supports military bases in Colombia and maintains economic sanctions against Cuba."

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