Chavez: Guess who Satan is now?

posted at 2:20 pm on December 18, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

Who knew that Hope and ChangeTM smelled like … George Bush? Hugo Chavez repeated an insult originally directed at Barack Obama’s predecessor at the UN a while back and directed it at Obama himself in Copenhagen today. Can’t a man just eat his sulfur-dripped waffles when hanging out with fellow leftists?

Fausta gives us the translation, which is a little hard to read in the video:

…That’s why we thank the president for giving President Morales and me a chance to speak.

It would have been regrettable if they had attempted to veto us in this meeting. I don’t even want to think about it, no, nor suspect it.

As Lula already said, the Kyoto Protocol can not be declared dead or extinguished, which is what the US pretends to do.

Which is why Evo tells a great truth: If Obama, Nobel War Prize, said here, by the way, it smells of sulfur here.

It smells of sulfur. It keeps smelling of sulfur in this world.

The Nobel War Prize has just said here that he came to act. Well, then show it, sir, don’t leave by the back door, eh?

Do everything you need to do for the US to adhere to the Kyoto Protocol, and let’s respect Kyoto, and empower Kyoto, and respond to the world in a transparent fashion.

There’s a fair bit of petard-hoisting here. Obama made Chavez one of his prime exhibits of the failure of the Bush administration’s foreign policy, famously pledging to meet Chavez and other dictators “without preconditions” to butter them up and improve America’s standing in the world. Obama actually did that with Chavez (although not with other leaders like Kim Jong-Il and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, thankfully), and used the power of the US State Department in an attempt to carry out Chavez’ will on Honduras — an effort that failed miserably, also thankfully.

What can we learn from this lesson? When dictatorial jackasses insult the US and its leader on the world stage, sometimes it’s because they’re jackasses, and not because of any American failing. Getting our panties in a wad because of what Chavez thinks of us not only is unproductive, it encourages him to be an even bigger jackass. Instead of worrying about Chavez’ assessment of the US, maybe it’s just best to worry about America’s interests instead.


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Don’t care what Chavez says or doesn’t say about Obama–Chavez is still a loud mouthed, know it all clown. It’s beyond me why the folks in charge in DC don’t just say so and be done with it.

jeanie on December 18, 2009 at 3:13 PM

jeanie on December 18, 2009 at 3:13 PM

Because they are too busy trying to suck up to him?

AUINSC on December 18, 2009 at 3:14 PM

“We finally know what causes global warming, Obama’s farts” –Chavez

Schadenfreude on December 18, 2009 at 3:14 PM

If Chavez is pissed and the European leftists are applauding him, then things must be going very well indeed.

Sadly, this is in spite of, not because of, the best efforts of the Obama Administration.

patriette on December 18, 2009 at 3:15 PM

good cop, bad cop

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:11 PM

Yes

darwin on December 18, 2009 at 3:17 PM

Instead of worrying about Chavez’ assessment of the US, maybe it’s just best to worry about America’s interests instead.

Yes, this would have been the smart thing to do but liberals just can’t help themselves when it comes to scoring political points.
As long as Hugo here hated Bush and delivered his bogus “I am for the poor” rhetoric, the liberals loved him so much their hollywood buddies would visit him on a regular basis and one even made a movie about him.

So yes it would have been nice if the “adults” had ignored the little marxist and made him accountable for his dictatorial and communist policies.

Instead they elevated him to some type of savior status,some type of savior of the poor giving away free oil
and pears.

The liberals helped create the little communist monster so it is only fitting they get bit by him to.

You reap what you sow.

Baxter Greene on December 18, 2009 at 3:18 PM

Because they are too busy trying to suck up to him?

Looks and sounds that way. But why? He’ll never like anything about his country no matter what happens, so why bother with the nit wit. We are just one of the punching bags he uses to advance his own agendas.

jeanie on December 18, 2009 at 3:18 PM

It smells of sulfur

Chavez seems to be displaying some of the hallucinatory symptoms of schizophrenia.

Buy Danish on December 18, 2009 at 3:19 PM

Looks and sounds that way. But why? He’ll never like anything about his country no matter what happens, so why bother with the nit wit. We are just one of the punching bags he uses to advance his own agendas.

jeanie on December 18, 2009 at 3:18 PM

Obama sees him as a fellow traveller…somebody he can relate too…a poster child victim of past US aggression and imperialism. So, in Obama’s mind, they should be buds.

AUINSC on December 18, 2009 at 3:20 PM

Il Duce has spoken.

Johan Klaus on December 18, 2009 at 3:06 PM

Envy between the two dueling to be The Duck of Death.

“I did not come to talk, but to act.”–Obama in Copenhagen

Sorry, Buffoon, but reading a teleprompter does not equate to persuasive acting. Universal Obama grade: DISAPPOINTMENT.

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:22 PM

Chavez the Bozo is always smelling sulphur in the air. Could he just be sniffing that low-quality crude oil, filled with sulphur, that is financing his despotic rule?

onlineanalyst on December 18, 2009 at 3:24 PM

O my- what will Sean Penn do now?

LASue on December 18, 2009 at 3:25 PM

Still, it was kind of nice to hear that Obama has a human side and can actually get mad. I get very tired of Mr. Cool and also his lefty buds praising his ‘self contained’ demeanor. The cracks are showing on O. Apparently the job he expected to cruise through while others did the work and made the controversial decisions has not worked out. The same, but deeper cracks, are showing on the hill. Just a little hard work, honest give and take and listening to the American people might have avoided much of this. Lost on him and his minions.

jeanie on December 18, 2009 at 3:29 PM

Gee, a back-stabbing commie thug?

Who knew?

mojo on December 18, 2009 at 3:29 PM

Well, Hugo The Evil Clown is right about one thing; B.O. definetely does stink.!

pilamaye on December 18, 2009 at 3:30 PM

It smells of sulfur

Chavez seems to be displaying some of the hallucinatory symptoms of schizophrenia.

Buy Danish on December 18, 2009 at 3:19 PM

Touché!

He might, at that. Whether or not schizophrenic, he certainly is delusional.

But maybe he just smells his own BO excretion and liberally blames someone else.

And then it could be all the above.

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:30 PM

The liberals helped create the little communist monster so it is only fitting they get bit by him to.

You reap what you sow.

Baxter Greene on December 18, 2009 at 3:18 PM

Kris Kringle has a lump of coal for Grinch Obama who will trash it rather than give it to the poor for warmth this winter. Obama’s Speech Fuels Frustration.

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:38 PM

Obama’s Copenhagen record… 0 for 2. This is beyond an epic failure. What comes after epic? Cataclysmic? Barack Obama is a Cataclysmic Failure.

milwife88 on December 18, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Castro bashes Obambi. Just can’t win for losing, hoax.

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Oh my. Didn’t Hugo get the memo? Barry is The One specially chosen to restore the U.S.’ standing in the world by using the force of his charm and winsome smile, not to mention his “first-rate intellect,” to persuade all the world’s loonies to love us again.

Hugo needs to get with the program. Maybe Barry could write him one of his famous letters, since that’s worked so well with the Iranians and Koreans. All we have to do is talk nice with them, right Barry?

AZCoyote on December 18, 2009 at 3:40 PM

milwife88 on December 18, 2009 at 3:39 PM

The audacity of attrocity: Obama fraud.

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:41 PM

atrocious

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:41 PM

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:41 PM

Seriously at what point is this guy going to finally admit he can’t do it and walk away? It is the honorable thing to do at this point. IF the health care reform fails, and I hope it does, will the media wake up along with the rest of the country? I doubt it.

milwife88 on December 18, 2009 at 3:46 PM

Hugo, simple explanation of this confusion with your senses. UN meetups just smell like sulfur or thereabouts. Barack is your friend bro.

b3026 on December 18, 2009 at 3:46 PM

That’s not sulfur Hugo, that’s a fresh application of Dark N Lovely for Men and stale cigarette smoke. Oh, and failure.

Monica on December 18, 2009 at 2:26 PM

Me likey!

SouthernGent on December 18, 2009 at 3:47 PM

Obama’s Copenhagen record… 0 for 2. This is beyond an epic failure. What comes after epic? Cataclysmic? Barack Obama is a Cataclysmic Failure.

milwife88 on December 18, 2009 at 3:39 PM

Kinda like a double B+

b3026 on December 18, 2009 at 3:50 PM

Has anyone noticed? Chavez always seems to be able to smell what he describes as “sulfur”. Wherever he goes; there it is!

You don’t suppose he has a terrible habit of soiling himself, do you?

GoldenEagle4444 on December 18, 2009 at 3:51 PM

So Obama pissed off Hugo eh? Well, it’s a start.

Frankly, I wish our President would call up Hugo and tell him to kiss his ass.

He may be a jerk Hugo, but he’s our jerk. So why don’t you just go back to nationalizing oil companies and beating protesters, okay little man?

JusDreamin on December 18, 2009 at 3:52 PM

Not something I like doing, but ….fine talk coming from a man who systematically guns down anyone in opposition of himself, or his agenda. Fine talk from someone who’s persecuting Jews for….being Jews. Fine talk from someone who’s torn down a democracy, and created massive poverty in his own country…all in the name of helping the poor. Who by the way, are starving, while it’s obvious Chavez isn’t going without his 3 squares a day.

Pathetic piece of crap this man is.

capejasmine on December 18, 2009 at 3:53 PM

It smells of sulfur. It keeps smelling of sulfur in this world

Obviously Hugo has never heard of the phrase “he who smells it dealt it.” Personally I could give a rats’ azz what this fascist dictator thinks about my beloved US because he’s nothing but a two-bit commie dictator and the truth of the matter is the sulfur he smells is the hell he is turning Venezuela into!

With that said what I do love in this situation is how this proves what the right has been saying to the left all along and that is America has NOTHING to apologize for and sometimes it doesn’t matter how much you talk with, try to make nice with, try to negotiate with, or apologize to despots like Hugo they will never ever like or agree with you (let alone play nice with you) because the truth of the matter is despots like Hugo hate freedom/democracy and all it stands for!

Unfortunately this simple concept is beyond the left, in fact it so beyond the left that they will continue to search their souls to figure out why on earth Hugo still hates us even the THE ONE is now president, of course their conclusion will be that it’s somehow Bush’s fault!

Liberty or Death on December 18, 2009 at 3:58 PM

Toooo funny! However I cannot help but get the feeling this, as well as the posturing of others such as Ack-my-dumb-jihad, is nothing more than an elaborate kubuki dance. If one were to pause a moment and consider the reaction amongst our electorate should a love fest breakout in not only deeds(Team Obama has done nothing contrary to their interests) but in word as well. Well, then the jig would be up would it not?

While Chavez has found a new sock-puppet to verbally flog, he is still massively arming via Putin’s Russia, moving troops and armor into confrontational posture vs-a-vis our ally Columbia, and tapping perhaps the largest single deposit of uranium ever found in conjunction with the Iranians. This, after manipulating the elections of Argentina(deKirchner), Bolivia(Morales), and most recently in the Honduras(Zelaya), and that is just the ones we have indisputable evidence of. Whatever the means that may have been used, a sympatico Syndicalist now runs Brazil(Lula) and with Obama’s reticence to back the forces of Liberty in the Honduras, Arias in Costa Rica showed signs of being interested of subverting his constitution to move in a likewise fashion.

Obama’s longstanding embrace of Communists(Working Families Party), Syndicalists(SEIU,AFSCME & Unionization generally),does not need to be spelled out here for the readers of HA.

However, harken back to late ’07 when the Columbians forayed into Ecuador in pursuit of FARC(Chavez supported)and capture of their hard-drives. In them were noted contacts between rep’s of the Obama campaign and members of Venezuelan Intelligence assuring Chavez’s men that he need not worry about American interference as Obama will be elected in November. Considering that the race was still within 2-5 pts at the time, one has to wonder at their assurety no?

My point though being that, IMHO this posturing aand name calling is but a charade and that behind close doors, or on secure phones, these two(Obama & Chavez)are very much on the same page. And to delve even further into being castigated as an alumni of the tin-foil-hat brigade, may I suggest that much of the progressive’s temper tantrum’s over Obamacare are but more of the same.

In both instances Obama hope’s to be able to claim the mantle of being attacked from both the left and the right and therefore this is proof of his pragmatic, centrist nature.

Its all a kubuki dance, as it has been since this misleading portrait of him was foisted on us by the MSM when he first announced his candidacy.

Archimedes on December 18, 2009 at 4:11 PM

“I did not come to talk, but to act.”–Obama in Copenhagen

Sorry, Buffoon, but reading a teleprompter does not equate to persuasive acting. Universal Obama grade: DISAPPOINTMENT.

maverick muse on December 18, 2009 at 3:22 PM

Well now, hold on there. You know that there are several definitions for the word “act”. The one you are thinking of is “to take action.” I think the working definition here is Zero’s speech is really the “to pretend to be, to play as”. So when people say he is acting presidential, they are correct, the definition however, is the Hollywood definition for act as opposed to the Reagan definition.

AZfederalist on December 18, 2009 at 4:14 PM

What a scumbag. I really don’t like people that force me to defend Obama.

Red Cloud on December 18, 2009 at 4:23 PM

Der Hugofuehrer certainly has a thing for smelling farts at UN functions. But he forgets the first rule for fart smelling; if you’re the only one smelling it, it’s probably you…

foobarista on December 18, 2009 at 4:23 PM

Do you ever get the feeling that since he keeps smelling sulfur everywhere he goes that it just might be his own stench he is smelling?

fbcmusicman on December 18, 2009 at 4:35 PM

So the Obama haters (Tea Baggers) are now on the side of Chavez. They make a good team.

Decider on December 18, 2009 at 5:38 PM

Hugo, you big dope, that smell obama is wafting in his wake is wee-wee.

tigerlily on December 18, 2009 at 5:45 PM

Get that man a thesaurus!

Canadian Imperialist Running Dog on December 18, 2009 at 5:47 PM

Thanks for the lecture chavez-arsehole. Sulphur smells better than chavez. Smells better than Obummer,too. Smells better than the enlightened ones who applauded chavez as well.

Well, we know what these crumbs smell like:
And on dunghill did sun doth shine.
Or something like that from the great bard.

In fact, Lucifer is insulted at this very moment and I don`t blame him.

I despise despots.

Don`t Tread on Me!

Sherman1864 on December 18, 2009 at 9:31 PM

A fine bro-mance, with no kisses
A fine bro-mance, my friend this is
We should be like a couple of hot tomatoes
But you’re as cold as yesterday’s mashed potatoes
A fine bro-mance, you won’t nestle
A fine bro-mance, you won’t wrestle
I might as well play bridge
With my old maid aunt
I haven’t got a chance
This is a fine bro-mance

Little Boomer on December 18, 2009 at 11:03 PM

Can’t a man just eat his sulfur-dripped waffles argula when hanging out with fellow leftists?

FIFY Ed.

AH_C on December 18, 2009 at 11:29 PM

If Chavez would take a bath once and awhile the world around him might smell a whole lot better.

{O.O}

herself on December 19, 2009 at 1:37 AM

It smells of sulfur. It keeps smelling of sulfur in this world.

Hey Hugo, maybe it’s your upper lip.

bitsy on December 19, 2009 at 8:40 AM

I guess Smooove Barry wouldn’t stay and cuddle afer their last mutual orgasm. Told ya so, Hugo.

joe btfsplk on December 19, 2009 at 7:45 PM

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