Is Hugo Chavez Man Enough To Accept Defeat At The Polls?
Venezuelan Elections: All signs are pointing to a public turning its back on dictator Hugo Chavez and his failed 13 years of socialism. The big question coming up on Oct. 7 is whether he'll accept defeat.
or November 6th
As if there wasn't enough turmoil elsewhere in the world already, bubbling up from Caracas is the prospect of a violent explosion over a hotly contested election where Hugo Chavez is facing his strongest challenge ever.
Vote for Chavez or "expect a civil war," Chavez told voters last week, which is pretty much the tone of the campaign now. As for his challenger, Henrique Capriles Radonski, Chavez said the latter could be expected to leave this election "on a stretcher."
Fausta noted that he couldn't draw a huge crowd in one of his strongholds, cut his appearance short, and in general looks like the Big C is taking its' final toll....
A Venezuelan consultant, who asked to remain unnamed, met with all five of the country's top pollsters Monday and found they all had one common conclusion: Chavez's support is capped at 48% of the vote.
sound like anyone we know?
Posted by: Frank G