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Bugle calls and insults at
dawn for Venezuela vote

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 10/7/2012 10:39:58 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela — Just try sleeping in on election day in Venezuela. In the hilly eastern Caracas slum of Petare, a truck began blaring reveille from loudspeakers before 3 a.m. and a male voice urged people to get up and vote. The man's voice also periodically insulted opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. A few hours later, a man on a motorcycle, his face covered with a red bandana, parked in front of a Petare polling station and sounded his bugle while a comrade yelled "Long Live Chavez!" President Hugo Chavez faced the tightest re-election

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Hugodammerung.

Looks like the story was truncated but news is expected to roll out with such headlines today.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: f64, 10/7/2012 11:16:39 AM     (No. 8915812)

I hope the buglers are playing Deguello outside Chavez's headquarters.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Frank Dunn, 10/7/2012 11:59:01 AM     (No. 8915897)

Updated for US voters, citizens or not:


Chicago — Just try sleeping in on election day in the U.S. In the slums of this and other crime plagued cities across the country, trucks began blaring reveille from loudspeakers before 3 a.m. and voices urged people to get up and vote. The disembodied speakers also periodically insulted opposition candidate Mitt Romney for being rich and successful. A few hours later, men driving Chevy Volts, faces covered with anarchist masks, parked in front of polling stations and sounded their bugles while a comrade yelled "Long Live Obama!" President Barrack Hussein Obama, BFD, faced the tightest re-election....


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