Skip to comments.Hezbollah Adopts Chavez As Hero
Posted on 09/21/2006 11:06:54 AM PDT by areafiftyone
BEIRUT - Venezuelas outspoken President Hugo Chavez, who lashed out at his US counterpart George W. Bush from the podium of the UN General Assembly, has scored a big hit with Lebanons Iranian-backed Hezbollah.
Gracias Chavez, proclaimed large posters hurriedly put up on Thursday by Hezbollah activists in their Shia stronghold of Beiruts southern suburbs on the eve of a victory rally following the groups war with Israel.
The portrait, showing Chavez in a red shirt and punching the air with a fist, also calls for Israel to be taken to court for its crimes during the 34-day war which ended in mid-August after more than 1,200 people were killed in Lebanon alone.
Caracas pulled the Venezuelan charge daffaires out of Israel in early August to protest its operations inside Lebanon, with Chavez charging that Israel had lost its mind.
Another poster, next to a road bridge destroyed in an Israeli air raid, shows Chavez and Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah and announces the launch of a petition of thanks for the Venezuelan leader.
It also hails our coalition from Gaza to Beirut, to Damascus, to Tehran, and with our brother Chavez, quoting Nasrallah.
Chavez stunned the General Assembly in New York on Wednesday with a speech which branded Bush the devil who acted like he owned the world, a day after the US leader spoke from the same podium.
The left-wing Venezuelan president, a frequent critic of the US administration, then crossed himself, brought his hands together as if in prayer and looked up to the ceiling of the assembly chamber.
Earlier this week, Chavez hosted Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and renewed his support for Tehrans disputed uranium enrichment programme, which the United States and other Western countries fear would be used for the development of a nuclear bomb.
Looks like FR has Chavez fever today... ;-)
This is more great news!!!!!!!!!! Another terrorist group supporting the syphilitic idiot. When will he visit Bin Laden? Keep it up Hugo.!!!!!
Tomorrow, Chavez announces the formation of the new Islamic Republic of Venezuela.
Can we help it? I'm salivating over campaign commercials.
Just think promos with Chavez, Iran, Hizbollah, Code Pink and Cindy Sheehan all together.
Gonna be good for the Republicans. All this negative stuff about these dictators hurts the Dems who love these guys!
Why is it that I feel Chavez coddling of islamonuts isnt going to go over well with mostly Catholic Venezuelans??
And the rest of the unhinged Hollyweird crowd.
Oh!!! And Ted Turner who call Bush Satan recently, didn't he?
And Sean Penn.
Be still my heart! LOL
Coordination Alert!! These posters were surely produced many days before the speech. Just as in the case of the large posters of Secy Rice (remebember--the ones that stretched her eye teeth to look like fangs?), these were produced well in advance of Chavez's nutty speech, all coordinated by some source--Tehran?
Where's the CIA agent with the tiny needle containing air?
Like manna from heaven.. ;-)
Criticism from Hizbus? And the week's not over yet.
got a link on that
Terrorists admiring dictators. Chavez belongs in the islamic world since all they have are wienees.
Nope - read it in my daily dead tree edition. I'll look around.
It seriously seems like the players are in middle school. Or stuck in some ancient century.
My momma always said you could tell people by the company they keep.
How can he be their hero? He's an infidel, albeit, a crazy, corrupt, communist infidel.
I was going to say almost the same thing. It's a good thing that Chavie openly acknowledges his cohorts. That makes it easier to know who to take out. If we just would. Someone last night said Pat Robertson was right all along. It would seem so.