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Hugo Chavez’s Favorability Rating in America Hits Whopping 6 Percent

Normal Frank Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 10:45 AM
6% of American Voters viewed Hugo Chavez favorably, and it seems like at least half of them are trolls here on Townhall. Which troll was talking up the Chavez-Kennedy giving "free oil to the poor" farce?

Although some authoritarian sympathizers such as the Reverend Jesse Jackson and actor Sean Penn felt compelled to stand in solidarity with the grieving people of Venezuela, the vast majority of Americans do not have a favorable opinion of the late dictator:

Very few voters have a favorable opinion of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez who died earlier this week, but they’re also not very optimistic that U.S. relations with Venezuela will get any better.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just six percent (6%) of Likely U.S. Voters share a favorable opinion of Chavez. Sixty-seven percent...