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The Great Bolivarian Tweet

Hugo Chavez — the great Bolivarian leader of the Axis of Ankle-Biters and voluble critic of Yanqui capitalismo in all its sordid forms — is keeping busy during his medical hiatus in Cuba.

Chavez, it appears, has continued to govern through Twitter.

For over two decades, Chavez ability to rule in spite of a tragically mismanaged economy has been sustained only by the demand created by capitalist technology that turns his country’s oil reserves into liquid gold. He is now turning to another innovation from the hated imperialists to maintain his grip on power.

Chavez and his ilk create nothing new; they are parasites on an economic and geopolitical system they despise.  The wealth that gives him power, the medical technology that extends his life and the communications technology that allows him to govern are gifts of the system he seeks to destroy.

@Chavezcandanga Happy tweeting!

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