Chavez won 61 percent, while Manuel Rosales, a governor of an oil-producing province who united the opposition, trailed with 38 percent after 78 percent of the vote had been counted, the National Electoral Council said.Not that this election makes much difference, in light of Comrade Hugo's stated intent to be president for life...or for 25 years...or something.
If the trend continues, Chavez, 52, will have a strong mandate in his next six-year term [Unless the Yanqui imperialist dogs assassinate him sooner...booga booga! --ed.] to press his self-styled socialist revolution and forge an anti-U.S. front in Latin America to counter what he calls the superpower's "imperialism."
Sunday, December 03, 2006
Six more for Chavez
No big surprise here, but Venezuela's Commie thug-in-chief Hugo Chavez appears to have won his bid for re-election in today's voting: