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Venezuelans debate how to preserve
Chavez’s legacy — and his body

Washington Post, by Juan Forero

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 3/17/2013 12:18:36 AM

Caracas, Venezuela - His frenzied followers just don’t want to say goodbye, and Hugo Chavez’s heirs say maybe they won’t have to. Ten days after his death, Chavez’s most loyal lieutenants are debating where to place his body even as they keep his memory alive with a steady stream of televised tributes and speeches extolling his self-styled revolutionary movement. The initial idea to embalm him — “like Lenin,” as the new president, Nicolas Maduro, put it — is still possible. But Maduro said that plan may prove unworkable because the government waited too long to begin preparing the body

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I sure hope that SNL did a "skit" on this. After all, this is the way 0bama and the LIV´s get their "news."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 3/17/2013 12:47:36 AM     (No. 9228920)

Pickle him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4Justice, 3/17/2013 1:11:18 AM     (No. 9228929)

They could always stuff him like Trigger. He already looked like he was stuffed when he was alive (the gluttonous greedy tyrant!).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FilAm, 3/17/2013 3:09:07 AM     (No. 9228957)

They should mummify him and put him in the Inca pyramids.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Tom Kilbride, 3/17/2013 3:20:09 AM     (No. 9228960)

Give him an enema and bury him in a shoebox.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: flatwater, 3/17/2013 3:22:27 AM     (No. 9228961)

Stuff his worthless carcass with newspaper, stick an apple in his mouth, roast him for three hours over an open flame, and then cram him into a barrel full of pickle juice.

Burn in Hell, Hugo! May all of your supporters and fellow travelers soon join you!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/17/2013 3:29:27 AM     (No. 9228964)

Chavez´s handlers were so brainwashed,they spent maybe weeks in denial that he was actually dead. Let´s wait until tomorrow,maybe he´ll come back to life. The other thing is they didn´t want to embarrass Cuba´s healthcare system.That´s why they cooked up the story that the US infected him with cancer.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: gator, 3/17/2013 4:14:09 AM     (No. 9228977)

He was a stench while alive; imagine the odor now would rubberize one’s knees.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: PageTurner, 3/17/2013 5:25:02 AM     (No. 9228987)

It kind of remind me of Congo kleptocrat dictator Mobotu´s funeral - whose body stunk so bad in the African heat the funeral goers had to flee the odious scene.

Panama´s OAS ambassador, who´s been right in the past, has credibly stated that Chavez died in Cuba last Dec. 30 and today a Venezuelan general confirmed it. If so, the body has been rotting for about a quarter of a year before anyone admitted he was dead. It was enough time for the Cubans to ship 2500 troops to Caracas to ´monitor´ elections for a certain result under the rubric of ´fairness´ and ´defending the revolution.´ This is getting gross.

As Venezuela tries to figure out what to do with its rotting corpse, a brand new pope has emerged from the region, with a message of hope and life.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Crosscut, 3/17/2013 5:58:00 AM     (No. 9228995)

What´s that smell?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/17/2013 11:19:40 AM     (No. 9229339)

The city dump would make a good burial place...that way everyone could visit.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/17/2013 11:22:22 AM     (No. 9229345)

#9 That smell is Washington DC and Obie...Chavez can´t hold a candle to that stench.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bumblebee, 3/17/2013 2:08:34 PM     (No. 9229567)

Everything is still frozen solid here in Minnesota. Where is that global warming when you need it? Maybe Rachael Carson and "Silent Spring´ were right! Anyway, a comfortable coffin placed outside here and moved north 100 miles every day would preserve a body easily. Stop when you get to the North Pole. They found a Mammoth elephant still frozen there since the last Ice Age.

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