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2007-12-10 Caribbean-Latin America
Chavez tried to rig the election, was stopped by military
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Posted by lotp 2007-12-10 10:02|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [255 views ]  Top

#1 It would explain why Hugo didn't send the army in to do a 'recount'.
Posted by SteveS 2007-12-10 10:20||   2007-12-10 10:20|| Front Page Top

#2 Having the attention span of a raccoon, Chavez will no doubt try to purge the military leadership and replace them with his lieutenants. Then after a few minutes he will become distracted and forget about it.
Posted by Anonymoose 2007-12-10 11:16||   2007-12-10 11:16|| Front Page Top

#3 So, what WAS the true margin of defeat? Any inkling? Polls had it as around 10%, but I don't think of a poll as a trustworthy measure, but more like an indication. (Code vs. Guidelines quote).
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2007-12-10 11:34||   2007-12-10 11:34|| Front Page Top

#4 the president conceded—but with one condition: he demanded his margin of defeat be reduced to a bare minimum in official tallies, so he could save face and appear as a magnanimous democrat in the eyes of the world
What a piece of work this jerk is, and where is Cindy Sheehan to comfort him.
Posted by Jan  2007-12-10 18:07||   2007-12-10 18:07|| Front Page Top

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