Skip to comments.White House congratulates Venezuela on election
Posted on 10/08/2012 11:10:07 AM PDT by ColdOne
White House press secretary Jay Carney congratulated the Venezuelan people on their recent election, despite exit polls showing the opposition to President Hugo Chavez winning.
Carney, speaking to reporters traveling with President Obama on Air Force One, added that the US has its differences with Chavez.
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Our First Dictator is hoping that this is the season for Communist victories in the Americas. They cheat and then turn out the tanks and troops to make sure the “celebration” doesn’t get out of control. Communists and Muslims never tell the truth, and BO is a “twofer.”
You let the people off too easily. The entire system is rigged to benefit Chavez, but it is likely a majority of Venezuelan's did in fact turn out and vote for him. The opposition, Capriles, conceded defeat.
Socialism is an addictive drug. It is probably most dangerous and most difficult to reverse when a population willingly chooses it. Venezuela is a client state now. The majority poor feel they rely on government at this point - and once that happens it is painfully difficult to get folks to vote against the government they feed off of. We are not so far behind here in the USA.
Jesus, Mary and Joseph! How much more do we need to endure?
Wouldn’t b e surprised if Bam sent some consultants down to chavez to check on his latest fraud techniques to bring back to the new banana republic, the USA/
“he will be taken out by his own people now that theyve finally realized what hes done.”
I hope they hid their guns, private possesion and sales to citizens were outlawed in June. Co-incidence??
“Love the tanks! Nice touch, Hugo.” - “Sideshow” Carney
“Actually, it’s a tipping-point condition.”
That could get very long and very bloody....
Welcome to the insane asylum of Obamaworld.
congratulations to the people of venezuela on their continued enslavement.
It could take time, but when some of them start turning up dead and missing, news gets around quickly...
You have to realize that the reasons the people that voted against Hugo did what they did is because they are very very dissatisfied with conditions. It doesn’t take it to get much worse for some of them to start taking their own action....Hugo can’t fight that.
Why did they have to say ANYTHING about this election? They withhold comment on dozens of events each week. Why CONGRATULATE him?
Rush closed with the observation that now Axelrod can come back to the USA and concentrate on Obama’s election.
Folks, we can't complain about the exit polls here, and then point to the exit polls elsewhere as evidence of any kind of fraud.
Yes, I'm aware that the situation is a bit different in Venezuela, and that voters are likely to be intimidated by exit pollers. If anything, I'd expect the exit polls in Venezuela to be biased in FAVOR of Chavez.
But, we have all seen how the left has complained that exit polls (especially in Ohio) are different than the election result and that's evidence that evil Republicans stuffed the ballot box.
For what it is worth: In the US, the difference between exit polls and actual election results were GREATEST when the exit pollers were young, female graduate students. I'll leave it as an exercise to the reader to figure out why that might be significant. :-)