Sic semper tyrannis: Hugo Chavez dead?; Update: Hell has a new resident!/LoganDobson/status/309059391234117632

According to various media outlets, the Venezuelan tyrant has died:

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro says President Hugo Chavez has died.

— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) March 5, 2013

RT @skynewsbreak: Reuters: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

— Adam Henry (@viewofadam) March 5, 2013

According to reports, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died:

— GlobalPost (@GlobalPost) March 5, 2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died – @ap, @nbcnews

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) March 5, 2013

Of course, reports of Chavez’s death have been greatly exaggerated before, so it’s not a bad idea to take these reports with a grain of salt.

I won’t believe it until Jimmy Carter certifies it. RT @reuters Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dead, VP Maduro says. #BREAKING

— Seth (@dcseth) March 5, 2013

Is it real this time? Finally? RT @reuters Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dead, VP Maduro says. #BREAKING

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) March 5, 2013

We will continue to monitor this story as it develops.



The reports appear to be true. Sean Penn is sobbing in a fetal position somewhere:

Sean Pean seen sobbing in the fetal positions. Parasitic Marxist scumbags hardest hit.

— LilMissErinGoBragh (@LilMissRightie) March 5, 2013

We really need to give Sean Penn his space here for a few days

— James Pethokoukis (@JimPethokoukis) March 5, 2013

Confirmed reports Hugo Chavez has died. Sean Penn on suicide watch. #Venezuela

— texbarb (@texbarb) March 5, 2013

Fox News is already showing pictures of Hugo Chavez and Sean Penn.

— igorvolsky (@igorvolsky) March 5, 2013

Happening Now: Sean Penn, Oliver Stone, Danny Glover, Naomi Campbell and Joe Kennedy III all buying tickets to Caracas.

— Jamie Weinstein (@Jamie_Weinstein) March 5, 2013

Sean Penn’s so inconsolable all the joy’s gone out of hitting women with baseball bats.

— DepressiveBlogger69 (@AceofSpadesHQ) March 5, 2013

But lovers of liberty aren’t remotely broken up about Chavez’s demise:

Bring me his head as proof RT @reuters: Latest updates on the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

— MirCat (@TRMirCat) March 5, 2013

No tears here. RT @reuters: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dead, VP Maduro says. #BREAKING

— AG (@AG_Conservative) March 5, 2013

Good. RT @dmataconis So, there’s one less megalomanical dictator in the world.

— Candice (@Candice_Jo) March 5, 2013

Infuego for El Diablo. Smell that sulphur. DEAD: Hugo Chavez. #5vtshow

— Victoria Taft(@VictoriaTaft) March 5, 2013

<– Feels nothing. Re: Chavez’s death.

— Bryan Tupper (@BryTupper) March 5, 2013

Thanks Huguito for an excuse to break out the good scotch. #GoodRiddance #VenezuelaLibre

— Jon Gabriel (@ExJon) March 5, 2013

I would go and piss on Chavez’s grave,but I refuse to stand in long lines

— Dr. Luv (@papacass84) March 5, 2013

Hugo Chavez now gets to spend eternity seeing how close he made Venezuela to Hell.

— Anthony Bialy (@AnthonyBialy) March 5, 2013

*snoopy dance* RT @wkrg: Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro says President Hugo Chavez has died.

— NCN(@nikkibama) March 5, 2013

Hugo dead. The good news is now Saddam, Osama and Adolf have a fourth for Canasta.

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 5, 2013

I know you are not supposed to celebrate when others die, but if it’s someone like Osama, Chavez or Arafat, you get a free pass

— Aaron I. Marcus (@AaronIMarcus) March 5, 2013

On the 60th anniversary of the death of Stalin, Chavez joined him in Hell. Never say G-d has no sense of irony.

— Bethany S. Mandel (@bethanyshondark) March 5, 2013

A moment of silence Hugo Chavez. OK, I spent my moment picturing you enjoying hell, jackass.

— George W. Sequester (@lheal) March 5, 2013

Chavez had been treated for cancer in Cuba. Guess that was a bust, huh?

Hugo Chavez is dead. Let’s hear again how great the free universal health care in Cuba is. #tcot #p2

— Tom Reynolds (@Beregond) March 5, 2013

How about that Cuban health care system, eh @mmflint?

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) March 5, 2013

Bad day for the Cuban National Health services PR office.

— Jerome Hudson(@JeromeEHudson) March 5, 2013

What?!?! The best healthcare in the world couldn’t save Chavez??? @mmflint

— Angela (@AnelaKona) March 5, 2013

Yeah, Michael Moore must be catatonic right now. Maybe he and President Obama can comfort one another:

Condolences to @barackobama on the death of his friend and mentor, Hugo Chavez… #tcot #p2 #UniteBlue

— El SOOPer!! (@SooperMexican) March 5, 2013

My condolences on your loss, President Obama.…

— Jon Gabriel (@ExJon) March 5, 2013

Let’s hope this will mean a brighter future for the Venezuelan people.


— Jon Gabriel (@ExJon) March 5, 2013

Let’s hope so.

God help Venezuela & its people, may this begin a road towards true democracy & freedom for the Venezuela and all Latin America

— Bettina Inclan (@BettinaInclan) March 5, 2013



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