Chavez wants to shut down private television stations

Cindy’s sweetheart is on the brink of being re-elected. However, what will he do when he is re-elected?

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez backed the possibility of holding a national referendum, if he’s re-elected, on whether to shut down private television stations that he has accused of subversive activities.

Subversive? If you mean not polishing Chavez’s apples by “subversive”, then yes they are:

Chavez’s comments late Thursday came amid rising tensions between the government and the country’s largely opposition-aligned private media ahead of Sunday’s vote.

Meanwhile, his opponent, political veteran Manuel Rosales, is running on a anti-totalitarian platform.

Update (Allahpundit): Viva las putas!