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Belafonte Calls Bush 'Greatest Terrorist' - Yahoo! News
Monday, January 09, 2006
Belafonte Calls Bush 'Greatest Terrorist' - Yahoo! News: "CARACAS, Venezuela - The American singer and activist Harry Belafonte called President Bush 'the greatest terrorist in the world' on Sunday and said millions of Americans support the socialist revolution of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez. ADVERTISEMENT Belafonte led a delegation of Americans including the actor Danny Glover and the Princeton University scholar Cornel West that met the Venezuelan president for more than six hours late Saturday. Some in the group attended Chavez's television and radio broadcast Sunday. 'No matter what the greatest tyrant in the world, the greatest terrorist in the world, George W. Bush says, we're here to tell you: Not hundreds, not thousands, but millions of the American people ... support your revolution,' Belafonte told Chavez during the broadcast."
posted by Jack Mercer @ 1/09/2006 11:23:00 AM  
  • At 1/09/2006 03:48:00 PM, Blogger English Professor said…

    Sigh. I think I'll just go put on my _Calypso_ album and try to forget I read this.

  • At 1/11/2006 05:35:00 PM, Blogger Molicious said…

    I have yet to meet one person who agrees with Chavez. But of course I keep different company than Harry Belefonte and Danny Glover, thank goodness.

  • At 1/11/2006 09:12:00 PM, Blogger Jack Mercer said…

    Hi Mo!

    Thanks for stopping by the Snipet to comment! Always love new visitors.


  • At 1/15/2006 11:46:00 PM, Blogger mokawanis said…

    HI, Jack
    I like Chavez and despise Bush so I'm not bothered by Belafonte's comments. I suppose in a country this size there are a lot of people who support Chavez, including the ones getting a break on Citgo heating oil.

  • At 1/15/2006 11:50:00 PM, Blogger Jack Mercer said…

    Hi Mok!

    I think that the left has their share of mouths just like the right (Pat Robertson for example)



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