Spiked: Hugo Chavez Jokes With GM Nationalized, 'Comrade Obama' Makes Castro Look Conservative

If you haven't seen this item before, blame your national media (although Fox had it). Gateway Pundit reproduced this dispatch from Reuters:

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday that he and Cuban ally Fidel Castro risk being more conservative than U.S. President Barack Obama as Washington prepares to take control of General Motors Corp.During one of Chavez's customary lectures on the "curse" of capitalism and the bonanzas of socialism, the Venezuelan leader made reference to GM's bankruptcy filing...."Hey, Obama has just nationalized nothing more and nothing less than General Motors. Comrade Obama! Fidel, careful or we are going to end up to his right," Chavez joked on a live television broadcast.
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