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Preserving Hugo Chavez

Kepha Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 5:44 AM
"Here again, I’m sadly not surprised. The far left has never been shy about venerating its heroes. " Well, there's no such thing as an atheist. This behavior shows that those who won't worship the living God end up venerating dead men.

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at American Spectator.

The gushing, almost angelic praise for Hugo Chavez by the left in America and around the world has been shocking to behold, but hardly surprising. I will not bother repeating the litany here. Rather, I’d like to focus on another surreal aspect of Chavez’s death—namely, the rush to preserve and display his body, so the faithful may pilgrimage and pay homage for decades to come.

Here again, I’m sadly not surprised. The far left has never been shy about venerating its heroes. This is supremely ironic, given...