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Chávez, or at Least His Sash,
Is Set for Venezuela Inauguration

New York Times, by William Neuman

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Posted By:PageTurner, 1/9/2013 9:20:26 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chávez’s supporters have not ruled out swearing him in from his hospital in Havana. His detractors are calling for government investigators to check his pulse themselves. The justices whom Mr. Chávez’s allies have named to the Supreme Court have decided that he can continue to govern in absentia. In a country that Mr. Chávez, 58, has so long dominated, his health crisis and the decision to proceed on Thursday with a quasi-presidential inauguration that he is unable to attend is producing a stream of bizarre developments and national angst about who is in charge.

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They´re gonna swear in the sash and hope nobody notices that Chavez is dead in Cuba.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LittleHoodedMonk, 1/9/2013 9:23:33 PM     (No. 9108046)

I think his sash, draped over his urn would be more appropriate.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: redsox nation, 1/9/2013 9:30:43 PM     (No. 9108058)

As Dr McCoy would say, "He´s dead Jim" and has been for a few days now.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Phosphene, 1/9/2013 9:30:50 PM     (No. 9108060)

Corpses vote for socialists in the US, socialist corpses get elected in Benezuela .

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 1/9/2013 9:32:21 PM     (No. 9108064)

A sash on an empty chair would be appropriate.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 1/9/2013 9:48:23 PM     (No. 9108077)

How´s that sulfur smell now hugo?

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