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Jesse Jackson Praises Legacy of Chavez

Thasic Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 6:37 AM
Maybe Chavez did do some good, accidently. But praising the guy is like keeping a broken clock since it's correct twice a day.

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson praised deceased anti-American Venezuela President Hugo Chavez during the delivery of his eulogy Friday in Venezuela.

 “Hugo fed the hungry,” said Jackson, who ran for president twice in the 1980s. “He lifted the poor. He raised their hopes. He helped them realize their dreams. And, so, today we do mourn, because we’ve lost a lot. But we have a lot left – a stable government, an orderly transition.”

Jackson prayed that Chavez, who famously called President George W. Bush "the devil” in 2006, would find peace in the afterlife, and for peace between the...

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