Hugo Chavez: U.S. Giving World Leaders Cancer
It's quite a coincidence that Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro and now Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez have all been diagnosed with cancer recently. But after Fernandez announced her illness yesterday, Chavez, Venezuela's kook-in-chief, says it's no coincidence at all, but a sinister plan devised by the United States.
"It would not be strange if they had developed the technology to induce cancer and nobody knew about it until now … I don't know. I'm just reflecting," Chavez told Reuters. "But this is very, very, very strange … it's a bit difficult to explain this, to reason it, including using the law of probabilities."
And his remarks get only more bizarre from there:
"Fidel always told me, 'Chavez take care. These people have developed technology. You are very careless. Take care what you eat, what they give you to eat … a little needle and they inject you with I don't know what
"They are crying fraud [about the Russian elections] and saying the elections need to be re-run … They're trying to destabilize no less than Russia, a nuclear power. That's the madness of the Empire."
"I say this because here in Venezuela, the Imperial Yankee, the local bourgeoisie, and a good part of what they call the opposition parties here, are preparing a similar plan."
"I call on the armed forces to be alert, on the Venezuelan people to be alert. Because we are not going to let the Imperial Yankee destabilize Venezuela again like they did in the past."
What do you think? Does Chavez make any valid points?
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